Sandhills Plant Identification

Plant O Characteristics:

  • Warm season grass
  • Rhizomes
  • Grows in poor soils and blowouts
  • Older plants may grow in a ring
  • Spiky, course grass
  • Poor forage value
  • Reddish seedhead

  Short spiky grass

 Plant P Characteristics:

  • Forb
  • Perennial
  • Good forage value
  • Rough leaves
  • One yellow sunflower per stalk
  • Leaves in pairs across from stem

 Yellow sunflower with alternative pairs of leaves 

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