Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
Uruguayan pampas grass
Pampas grass was introduced to North America from eastern South America. It prefers moist soils and sun, but can thrive in dry conditions as well. It can quickly colonize an area due to its high volume of seeds, resulting in thick stands, which may become fire fodder. The six-foot-tall stalks have a distinctive feathery whitish-lavender cluster of seeds.
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