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    09 / 24 / 2018

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    David Murdock


This Grass has been growing in clumps at the edge of my woods for several years now. The grass stalks are brittle if bent but resilient to wind and can last standing throughout the winter. I have looked to identify it but Tall Blue Stem grass is said to grow to 6 to 8 feet….the grass stalks on my clumps are up to 10 to 12 feet tall. Nothing I have researched tells me that it grows this tall. My numerous deer have absolutely no interest in it whatsoever.


  • David Murdock Registered says:

    Thanks for all the info…I will check it out. I had another picture but accidentally uploaded a duplicate. I will look at all your links and get back to you. Appreciate your efforts.

    October 1st, 2018 at 8:37am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Ravenna grass (S. ravenae).

    September 29th, 2018 at 11:08pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Narrow plumegrass (S. baldwinii).

    September 29th, 2018 at 10:07pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Compressed plumegrass (S. coarctatum). Click on images to enlarge.;

    September 29th, 2018 at 10:41pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Species Saccharum alopecuroides (silverplume grass).

    September 29th, 2018 at 10:15pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    I wish I could see more of other details i.e. the whole culms, ligue, top & back side of the collar, etc…I’m wondering if yours is a species in the Saccharum genus (?). Check out these included links for some of the species that grown in GA. the first link is for the BONAP of North America Plant Atlas. Best wishes!

    September 29th, 2018 at 9:43pm

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