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Maidencane is an herbaceous perennial that spreads through extensive rhizome growth. Stems grow to be approximately 2.5 feet in height.
Leaves are rough along the margins and measure 6-10 inches in length.
The inflorescence is a panicle up to 8 inches long. Small spikelets of flowers are contained in head-like structures.
Maidencane commonly grows along shorelines of bodies of water. It also grows in marshes and swamps.