Early maturing, cool season, tufted annual grass that is drought tolerant. Stems are grooved lengthwise and leaves are folded and narrow. Inflorescences are narrow with multiple erect branches. Called ‘rat-tail’ because of its long awns.
|Habitat Notes||commercial ag lands, disturbed lands, rights of way, livestock feeding areas, meadows, uplands|
|Mature Height||up to 2 feet|