Hierochloe odorata AKA SWEETGRASS
Aromatic, Baskets, Coumarin, Fragant, Grass, Holy,
Herb, Medicine, Phytol, Smudge, Żubrówka, Wisent.
AKA: Anthoxanthum nitens, Bison Grass, Holy Grass, Mannagrass, Mary's Grass, Vanilla Grass,
~Do not like drought.
~Grown in sun or partial shade
~It is pliable.
~Known as the hair of mother earth.
~Considered one of the four sacred medicines along with tobacco, cedar and sage.
~Propagate by cutting out plugs from established plants.
~Seeds are usually not viable as it can take two to three years to develop a robust root system.
~The flowering parts are held in an open panicle.~Rabbit.
~The spikelets are composed of two sterile florets and one fertile floret.
~Used in church festivals by early Europeans.
~Used to flavour Polish drinks.