Are there some native ornamental grasses that I could grow in my yard?

I would like to grow ornamental grasses in my yard, but prefer to use native plants. Are there some native ornamental grasses that would work?
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Most any section of the country has native grasses that also make outstanding ornamentals. Of course, a plant that is native to one region may be an exotic in another. Check with your local cooperative extension office or garden center for suggestions of native grasses that will thrive in your area. To get you started, here are some of the more commonly available native grasses. Big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) - Midwest and Great Plains  Blue gramagrass (Bouteloua gracilis) - dry sites throughout North America  Bottlebrush grass (Hystrix patula) - East Coast

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Also Panicum, several species although virgatum is the most readily available and has many cultivars, is a wonderful native grass. Muhlenbergia, also with several species, is another. Eragrostis and Bouteloua are low growers. Sorghastrum nutans is another one.
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