24-48 in. Native perennial, shade loving, warm season bunchgrass that can form thick mats in moist soil. It grows drooping panicles that bear large, flattened herringbone shaped spiklets.
Shady side yard along drainage easement.
Parts of the grass are used as nesting or denning materials. It is also the larval food plant for several varieties of skipper butterflies. American Indians sometimes used the seeds for food.
Lat: 33.08, Long: -97.07
Spotted on Jun 27, 2012
Submitted on Jul 12, 2012