Sandhills Plant Identification



Plant E Characteristics:

  • Cool season grass
  • Perennial
  • Fleshy, deeply veined leaves
  • Seedheads out in June
  • Seedheads compact and brown in late summer
  • Good forage value
  • Bunch grass
  • Low forage production

 Seedheads appear in June, open for pollenationSeedheads that are dried and closed




 Plant F Characteristics:

  • Warm season grass
  • Rhizome
  • "Hairy armpits"- triangle patch of hair at the base of the leaf
  • Round seeds on large, branching seedheads
  • Good forage value
  • High forage production

Triangle patch of hair at base of leaf SeedheadMatured grass


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