Sandhills Plant Identification



Plant C Characteristics:

  • Warm season grass
  • Flag leaf
  • Perrenial
  • Ring of hairs all around collar of the plant
  • When mature, some seedheads will be partially enclosed by leaf
  • Found in overgrazed or "go-back" land
  • Fair/medium forage value

 "Trashy" seedheadFlag leaf- top leaf that looks like a "broken finger"



 Plant D Characteristics:

  • Cool season grass
  • Perennial, rhizomes
  • Grows in wetter areas
  • Broad leaf
  • Small ligule
  • No hairs on leaves

 Broad leaf, ligule   Grows in wet areas




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