Texas Cupgrass (Eriochloa sericea)

Origin: Native to North America
Use: Perennial, warm season, native grass that provides fair grazing for wildlife; good grazing for livestock.
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Plant Description:
General   
Life Span  Perennial
Growth Form  tufted, perennial grass that grows 3 to 3 feet in height.
Management:
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40" Rows: 
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General  provides fair grazing for wildlife; good grazing for livestock.
ID Features: This bunchgrass grows 12 to 48 inches tall in large tufts. Stems have a feel similar to a lead pencil at the base. The blades are soft and lax; the ligule is a dense ring of straight hairs. The pale-colored seedheads have singIe fuzzy seed in rows, borne on very short, hairy stems. Seeds are set in a cup having a ring-like base and fall, leaving a fuzzy zig-zag stem.
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