Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

Praire cordgrass turns gold in autumn.

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Prairie cordgrass is a coarse, tough plant that grows in places that are wet for at least part of the year. The blades are not only long with sharp points but the margins of the blade are capable of cutting skin so some caution should be taken when walking through this grass.

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