Achnatherum robustum
Plants of the Southwest

Achnatherum robustum

Sleepygrass

A large plant with straight spikes to 5 ft. Good as an accent in meadows, close to your house or in your dried arrangements. Sleepygrass gets its name from its apparent effect on cattle; horses seem not to be affected. Most ornamental with extra water.

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