Scientific Name: Briza media Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:quaking grass Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like), Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Alternate, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Ciliate
Flowers: Spikelet, (Panicle-like), Purple, May- Jun- Jul
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Clump forming grass with compressed imbricate spikelets dangling in open panicles as the grains mature.