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Is this some kind of oats or rye ??

Posted by jgarden_2010 3 (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 14, 12 at 12:27

Could anyone tell me what this could be ? Growing in full sun, well drained soil. Thank you very much. Pretty neat looking pretty sure it is a native plant, could be hay lol


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RE: Is this some kind of oats or rye ??

Definitely NOT a cereal grain like rye or oats. More along the lines of a turf or hay/meadow type grass, but I'm not exactly sure what. Possibly some species of fescue or brome.


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RE: Is this some kind of oats or rye ??

It's driven me nuts since you posted the photo. I KNOW I've seen it before, and I think I ID'd it, but, for the life of me, I can't remember..and I can't find it.

Can you post more photos? Give us a single blooming stalk, with closeups of both the flower and the stalk. Also, a single non-flowering blade of the grass in closeup.


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RE: Is this some kind of oats or rye ??

Orchard grass?

http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=dagl

Here is a link that might be useful: Plants.USDA


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