Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
Tufted horse grass
(a.k.a. tufted hairgrass)
Tufted horse grass, often called tufted hairgrass, is native to much of the United States. It is an important livestock forage species, sometimes used for hay. It grows in a wide variety of habitats and elevations. Stalks may grow from 2 to 6 feet in height, forming a feathery seedhead. Basal leaves grow in a dense tuft.
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