native grass

Noteworthy and native: Late summer grasses

Purple love grass in August

In the month of August, it’s easy to see grasses that are anything but your grandfather's lawn grass. Low-growing purple love grass offers luminescent splashes of roadside color. The airy tops of switchgrass decorate wet fields and woodland edges. American beach grass holds sand against the erosive forces. In open fields, little blue stem and Indiangrass offer food and habitat for birds. Please visit the link for a few thoughts on native grass. 

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