Grass/Grasslike


 
Schizachyrium scoparium
Little bluestem

An important widespread native grass; bluish green in early summer, turning a rich tan-brown and wine-red in fall.

Schoenoplectus americanus
Swordgrass

Rush of medium height with lateral clustered spikelets.  Low salt tolerance.

Schoenoplectus pungens
Common three square

Rush of medium height with lateral clustered spikelets.

Schoenoplectus robustus
Salt marsh bulrush

Sedge with robust seed heads densely clustered near stem tips.  High salt tolerance.

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Soft stem bulrush

A tall rush with reddish spikelets in branched clusters.

Scirpus cyperinus
Woolgrass

Tall grass-like sedge with large fuzzy seed heads.

Sorghastrum nutans
Indian grass

Tall native grass with golden plume-like head, turns reddish in winter.

Sparganium americanum
American bur reed

Marsh plant surviving in up to 12" of water colonizing by rhizome.

Spartina alterniflora
Smooth cordgrass

Marsh plant surviving in up to 12" of water colonizing by rhizome.

Spartina cynosuroides
Giant cordgrass

Very tall robust marsh grass.

Spartina patens
Salt meadow hay

High marsh grass, salt tolerant.