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Briza maxima

Common Name(s):
Large quaking grass, Quaking oats
Category:
Annuals
Comment:

Well-drained soil; does best in poor soil; good for dried arrangements; also sold as Briza major

Season:
Summer
Light:
Sun
Color:
Open, puffy, overlapping, scale-like seeds; reddish-brown or tan, touched with green
Height:
1-2 ft.

NCCES plant id: 23

Briza maxima Briza maxima
Photo by John Sullivan, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en
Briza maxima Briza maxima
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Briza maxima Briza maxima
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