Grasses - Crested Wheatgrass

Crested Wheatgrass - Agropyron cristatum

Crested Wheatgrass - Agropyron cristatum

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Creste Wheargrass tends to be drought tolerant and greens up earlier than other grasses in the spring. It also tends to hold the soil, which is an important factor in arid areas.

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