Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
(a.k.a. giant sacaton)
Giant dropseed is a perennial with a hairy ligule. It grows as high as 6 1/2 feet tall and can easily be taller than the botanist observing it. The panicles are closed and dense.
*Description courtesy of Western New Mexico University's Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness.
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