North America; Cuba; Africa, Europe
To 4" (10 cm)
10-15" (25-38 cm)
pH: 6.0-7.5; 2-15; 68-82°F (20-28°C)
plain gravel is acceptable, although clay is preferable.
Umbrella Grass (E. vivipara) is a similar species that reaches 24" (60 cm).
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