• Very large and robust grass, arises from thick, scaly rootstocks.
• Leaves are very wide and have sharp, rough edges.
• Seedhead consists of three long spikes with female seeds at the bottom (looks like hard kernels), and the male seeds stacked above on the same spike.
• Excellent forage for all classes of livestock throughout the growing season
• Foliage breaks down rapidly after frost
• Adapted to moist, well-drained, fertile soils