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Plant ID: What type of Grass?

 
Jason Vath
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It's common and I should know but, I haven't studied my grasses yet.

This grass is very soft and pleasant to the touch, scythes very nicely & makes for a very light colored and soft hay.
The seed heads are a beautiful purple which contrasts lovely with the surrounding greenery.

- What is it?
- What are it's benefits etc... ?

Thanks
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Tyler Ludens
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Could it be Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans?
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