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Chasmanthium laxum

Slender woodoats

Chasmanthium laxum is a grass native throughout the southeast. It naturally occurs in moist environments, and grows well in sun to shade. It grows vigorously when cultivated and separates well, making it a good plant for restoration projects. It has long, upright, delicate seed heads that make it an attractive plant for a garden or green roof. Chasmanthium laxum is an important host to several native butterflies, and birds and small mammals eat the seeds. It is fairly deer resistant.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
Chasmanthium laxum - 4 inch

Slender woodoats

71 in stock

$9.3236+ $4.66ea

Plant type

  • Grass / Grasslike

Mature Height

  • Up to 3'

Wetland Indicator Status

  • (FAC) Facultative


  • Bird Supportive
  • Shade Tolerant

Planting Zone

  • Riparian Zone
  • Slope
  • Riparian Buffer
  • Buffer

Classification by Use

  • Erosion Control
  • SCM (Stormwater Control Measure)
  • Showy Native
  • Stream Restoration