Polypogon monspeliensis

Annual Rabbitsfoot Grass
Polypogon monspeliensis

Family: Grass (Poaceae)
AKA: Annual Beard Grass
Photo taken on: September 17, 2014
Location: Rio Chama, Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Streamsides, ditches

Grows to less than 2ft. Flower heads are pale green with soft, silky, white awns turning to tan when mature (top in photo).

Grasses, Sedges & Rushes