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Old 06-23-2011, 04:42 PM   #61
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Very nice. What is it?

The leaves aren't right, but the flower reminds me of smartweed.
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I have no idea what type of grass it is.

I entered it just because...
I liked its soothing pastel tones.
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Havalotta, the picture of the unknown grass, is possibly Panicum virgatum known as switchgrass or even Koeleria macrantha known as Junegrass.
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After comparing the two in the plant data base (now that I had names ) I'd say it is more than likely the Junegrass as I don't recall any grasses in that area as tall as the Panicum seems to grow.

Soooo I have for an entry.... Junegrass for the month of June.
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Havalotta, your photo makes me want to track down some Junegrass for our incipient meadow garden. I grow panicum but have never seen anything like the buds in your picture.
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I'm so glad it has pleased you.... enough to perhaps pursue it.
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Havalotta, your photo makes me want to track down some Junegrass for our incipient meadow garden.
I agree...I've wanted Junegrass in the past based on a picture...thanks for the reminder.

It looks like a more "typical" flower than one would find on most grasses--although there are some other very pretty grass head flowers.

I also like the shorter grasses, so this seems ideal.
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Here are my entries, and they are all native flora to my state. They are Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum (Giant Solomon's - Seal), Iris primatica (Slender Blueflag Iris), Arisaema dracontium (Green Dragon), which is a relative of Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-pulpit), Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel).
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Here are my entries, and they are all native flora to my state. They are Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum (Giant Solomon's - Seal), Iris primatica (Slender Blueflag Iris), Arisaema drocontium (Green Dragon), which is a relative of Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-pulpit), Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel).

Nice pictures, Silverclaw. What kind of rose bush is backing the solomon's seal?
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Woe....We have some great photos vying for the title.
It's wonderful having and seeing what everyone has to offer....
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