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Form: Long stems with flower heads that look like grain
Height: Up to 3.5 feet
Seedhead: Spikes 1.5 to 5 inches, often nodding when mature
Seeds: Propagated by seed
Form: Bunch grass; densely tufted and erect
Height: 1 to 2 ½ feet
Seedhead: Slender spike up to 6 inches long; has a rippled look
Seeds: Usually reproduces by seed
Form: Bunch grass, in small tufts usually 6 inches across
Height: Up to 1 foot
Seedhead: Slight purplish tinge and up to four inches long
Form: Bunch grass; densely tufted; the flowering stalk resembles Sandberg bluegrass
Height: 7 to12 inches
Seeds: Reproduces from seeds
Stems: Erect, and densely tufted
Form: Bunch grass; species of wild rye
Height: 6 to 18 inches
Seedhead: Dense, bristly spike, 1 to 3 inches long; looks like a bottlebrush or squirrel tail
Form: Single-stemmed grass
Height: 8 to 24 inches
Seedhead: Dense, drooping form 1 ½ to 8 inches long; pale green to purplish
Form: Bunch grass in dense tufts.
Height: 2 to 3 feet.
Form: Bunch grass, in small, widely spaced tufts. Its name comes from the 4- to 5-inch long twisted awn (a long needle-like projection extending from the fruit) which detaches from the seedhead with the seed and gives the appearance of a short needle and long thread.
Form: Bright, light-green appearance, easily identified by its dark purple bulbils
Height: Up to 2 feet
Form: Bunch grass; tall, native large wild rye. Largest cool-season perennial bunchgrass native to the western United States. Forms large clumps with dense spikes that resemble wheat.
Height: 3 to 5 feet
Seedhead: Thick bristly 6-inch flower spikes
Seeds: Reproduces by seed and rhizomes
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