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Help identify this grass used in themeparks

Palo Alto, CA

I've noticed that this grass is becoming popular in theme parks and other venues. I live in Northern California and have seen it at the new Stanford Stadium (not the turf but in the landscaping), Marine World, Great America, and I have seen it at Disneyland and Legoland - can you tell I have kids :-)
Anyone know what it might be?

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Palo Alto, CA

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(Zone 4a)

Could that be Buffalo Grass?

Lodi, CA(Zone 9a)

It is buffalo grass. It grows in clumps and moves nicely in the breeze.

Great South Bay, Lon, NY(Zone 7a)

It doesn't look like Buffalo Grass (Buchloe dactyloides) to me. Buchloe is a sod-forming grass, and this stuff looks like a tufting grass like California Meadow Sedge (Carex pansa).

San Diego, CA

I've been to LegoLand many times (I have a six year old) and have wondered what that grass was also. The grass I saw (it's all over the place) was 12 to 24 inches high and not meant to be walked on. I don't think Carex pansa can grow more than 8 inches high.

The posibilities I see are European meadow sedge (Carex remota) or Berkeley sedge (Carex tumulicola). Both grow 1 to 2 feet tall and should not be mowed for the meadow look.

Tulsa, OK(Zone 6b)

I agree with taramark and mary. Its buffalo grass.

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