Flatwoods, sandhills, swamps, marshes, cutthroat seeps, disturbed areas.
NWI : FAC
Grass, usually grows in a flat, circular tuft. Flowering stem may reach 2.8 ft, usually much shorter. Leaves typically 0.5 inch – 08. inch wide tapering to a pointed tip, evenly spaced hairs on margins; shiny, often with some red along leaf margins. Sheaths loose, sometimes with hairs on margins. Ligule membranes, tiny. Inflorescence with 1 – 6 racemes often partically hidden in leaf sheaths.