On Nov 28, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:
Wind Grass, Loose Silky-Bent Apera spica-venti is Naturalized in Texas and other States.
On Aug 16, 2001, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:
Species name means "ear of wind"
On Aug 15, 2001, talinum from Kearney, NE (Zone 5a) wrote:
HA 1-3' tall.
A native of dry, sandy, arable fields in East Anglia. An easily grown grass. It has large, purplish, open flower plumes that can be dried for winter decoration. The leaves also turn chestnut-red in the fall.
It can be used as a container plant.
Do not over water!