Briza maxima L.

Greater Quaking Grass


Family: Poaceae

Genus: Briza

Category: Grass

Size: 12 to 24" tall

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Annual grass. Flowers in summer. Well-drained soil. Good for flower arrangements. Cool season grass.

History: 

Native to the Mediterranean. Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 70 in 1753.

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