Deschampsia cespitosa - Tufted Hairgrass
This grass has dark green leaves with cloud-like green to gold inflorescence in summer that turns to light golden straw color that lasts into winter. Good as cut flower. Clumped, densely tufted mass of fine, narrow leaves that are upright and open with fine texture. It prefers light to moderate shade. It will grow in full sun but reduces the quality of foliage and flower. Prefers humus-rich moist to soggy soils. Can be used as an ornamental grass. " (North Carolina Extension)
Close-up of flower
North Carolina Extension description: Deschampsia Cespitosa (Tufted Hair Grass, Tussock Grass) | North Carolina Extension Gardener Plant Toolbox. https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/deschampsia-cespitosa/. Accessed 15 Feb. 2022.
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