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Ornamental Grasses, Native Plant, Ornamental Grasses and Sedges, Perennial, Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Culms erect; slender; 60-100 cm long. Culm-nodes pubescent. Leaf-sheaths without keel; smooth, or scaberulous. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2-5(-8) mm long. Leaf-blades curved; flat, or involute; 20-50 cm long; 1-2(-4) mm wide., Grass/Grass-like
Airy inflorescence often colored pink, purplish red, purplish gray; drys to a light buff; up to 12 inches long. Flowers bloom August-October., Lodicules 2; cuneate; fleshy. Anthers 3; 1.5-2 mm long; purple.
Seed is in the form of a grain. Fruits are available September-November and are purple and pink in color., Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; fusiform.