Description: Aggressive, rhizomatous, perennial grass that grows up to 4′ tall.
Flower: Fluffy white seed heads that are about 2-8″ in length.
Leaves: 2 cm wide near base. Yellowish green in color that sometimes turns red near the tip. Sharp serrations along the margin.
Seeds: Seeds have milky white hairs.
Elevation: 0-8,200 feet
Impact: Useless for forage, each plant can produce 3,000 seeds per flowering event. Also spreads by rhyzome and can quickly over take an open area. Saw-like serrations on leaves can cut skin.