Pink Pappusgrass [Pappophorum bicolor]

Origin: Native to North America
Use: Perennial, warm season, native grass that provides poor grazing for wildlife; fair grazing for livestock.
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Plant Description:
Life Span  Perennial
Growth Form  tall, erect, bunchgrass
Seeding Rate 
40" Rows: 
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Cold Tolerance: High
General  Provides poor grazing for wildlife; fair grazing for livestock.
ID Features: The leaf blade is narrow; flat or slightly rolled inward, giving a threadlike appearance when dry. The leaf sheath is mostly basal, rounded, and shorter than the internodes. The ligule has a tuft of long hairs. The seedhead is a spike-like, pinkish panicle 4 to 5 inches long. The lemmas are somewhat hard and the end is dissected into about 12 awns of unequal length about as long as lemmas with the glumes transparent.
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