Beckmannia syzigachne

American Slough Grass
Beckmannia syzigachne

Family: Grass (Poaceae)
AKA: Slough Grass
Photo taken on: July 17, 2017
Location: Roaring Judy Fish Hatchery, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills
Habitat: Standing water, pond edges

Grows 1 to 4 feet tall, light green in color with flat leaves up to 8" long. Flower head is a branched cluster of spikelets up to 12 inches long. The spikelets are about ⅛" long and are tightly packed in two rows.

Grasses, Sedges & Rushes