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Anthoxanthum nitens

Sweet Grass, Holy Grass, Vanilla Grass

Main interest:
medicinal and aromatic, traditionnaly used by First Nations.
Soil & Exposure:
full sun to part shade, moist to damp soils.
Growth type:
running
Flower:
purplish-brown and white
Foliage:
green
USDA Hardiness:
Zone 3: -40 ° C (-40 ° F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 1.5 ft (0.45 m) width: 1.5 ft (0.45 m)

Sweet Grass also called Vanilla Grass is found in brackish and salt marshes, swamps and river shores. This plant was traditionally used by many Native American tribes for medicinal purposes, incense, perfume in ceremonies. The stems can usually be harvested twice a year.

Synonym:
Hierochloe odorata
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