ID Grass Help!!

sparkyrSeptember 15, 2011

Hi.... I figured the smart people on Gardenweb can figure this out if anybody can. Unfortunately I don't have a pic because I saw it on TV but I was hoping someone could help me identify it from description.

It appears that it is a decorative type of grass (not positive) that is tall (~3 ft). On the top is a head that almost looks like a dandelion that has gone to seed. The grass/plant is not densely packed, separated by about 2ft.

Anyone have any clue what I'm talking about?

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donn_(7b-8a)

Does it look like this:

If so, it's Lagurus ovatus, AKA Hare's Tail or Bunny's Tail.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 5:06PM
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sparkyr

Thanks for the suggestion but that is not it. My description was a little off. I actually captured a blurry screen shot. See if this helps!
[IMG]http://i53.tinypic.com/34r6nx1.jpg[/IMG]

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 8:09PM
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sparkyr

Sorry, I messed that last post up.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 8:11PM
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donn_(7b-8a)

How about this:

If that's the plant, I hope it isn't on your property. It's Cyperus esculentus, AKA Yellow Nutsedge, one of the most invasive plants in North America.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2011 at 7:19AM
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buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

The grass in the blurry photo is Egyptian Papyrus

Cyperus papyrus

It is an aquatic sedge for no frost areas. I have one in my greenhouse pond year'round.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2011 at 3:25PM
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