Yellowish green foliage that grows close to the ground; seedhead is open branching with small airy spikelets bearing one or two tiny purple flowers. The panicles break off at maturity. This delicate little grass pops up almost anywhere.
1,500,000 seeds/pound; starts from seed, root
Ponds, streams and wet meadows.
Seed source for songbirds, waterfowl and small mammals.