Schizachyrium scoparium

A widespread grass found throughout the United States and a major constituent of tallgrass prairie. It is the state grass of Nebraska.

Inflorescences (consisting of single rames) on the trail to Capitan Peak, Capitan Mountains, Lincoln County, New Mexico, 4 Jul 2006.

Closer view of a rame in the Capitan Mountains, 4 Jul 2006.


A rame on the east side of Mill Canyon, Harding County, New Mexico, 22 Sep 2006.

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