Grass Family : ( Poaceae : Eragrostideae )
Latin Name : Calamovilfa gigantea
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Wildlife – unknown
Livestock – fair
Large (36-80 in.), coarse perennial with stout, creeping rhizomes. Provides good quality forage for livestock. The foliage cures well and it is used for winter forage. Use by wildlife is not documented. Adapted to deep sands, especially sand dunes. May establish into large colonies and dominate the site.