Sandhills Plant Identification

Plant Q Characteristics:

  • Bright green color- "Kermit the Frog" Green
  • Warm season
  • Bunch grass
  • Long, tender leaves
  • Some hair at collar
  • Long seedhead with flat seeds
  • Could be confused with sedge, which also has a bright green color. Sedges do not have hair at the collar.

 Bright green bunchgrass, hair at collar 



Plant R Characteristics:

  • Annual grass, pulls out easily
  • Cool season
  • Bright green in early spring
  • Little leaf material
  • Seedhead similar to Kentucky bluegrass
  • Once mature, turns a reddish brown color

 Annual grass 

Annual grass, usually brown by July

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