Indiangrass leaves have a very characteristic split ligule, often compared to a rifle sight or the feathers of an American Indian headdress.
Indiangrass plants and seed heads take on a golden color in the fall.
Tall, warm-season, perennial bunchgrass that is deep rooted, drought tolerant, and is spread by rhizomes and seed. Produces seed heads in late summer. Grows 3 to 6 feet tall.
*Pure live seed, or PLS, is equal to the percent germination multiplied by percent purity, both expressed as decimals. For example, a big bluestem seedlot that is 70% pure seed and 50% germination would be 35% pure live seed.