Congongrass

(Imperata cylindrica)

 

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© Charles Bryson
© Charles Bryson
© Charles Bryson
© Keith Douce
  • Up to 6' tall.
  • Colony-forming.
  • Flowers 2 - 8"; fuzzy.
  • Leaves 1/2 - 3/4" wide with off-center whitish midrib, finely serrated margins & a sharp, pointed apex.
  • Rhizomes whitish, scaly & sharp.