Sandhills Plant Identification

 Plant K Characteristics:

  • Round, pithy leaves and stems
  • No joints or nodes
  • Grows in wetter areas
  • "Bedhead" seadhead

 Round, no nodes




Plant L Characteristics:

  • Cool season grass
  • Bunch grass
  • Long ligule- "rabbit ears"
  • Seeds have spike and long thread
  • Good forage value in spring, lower value in summer
  • Leaf blade often rolls tightly in heat, keeping moisture from escaping the leaf

 Long ligule, sharp seeds


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