#A to Z Challenge – 19 April 2018 – Q is for Quaking Grass – a Haibun

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#A to Z Challenge – 19 April 2018 – Q is for Quaking Grass  – a Haibun

#atozchallenge – Nature & Outdoors Theme

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Briza maxima – Quaking grass.

It gets its name because the flower and seed heads tremble on their stalks in breezes.

In New Zealand, it is a weed, but it makes attractive dry floral arrangements which I have used often.

It reproduces entirely by seed blowing around, dispersed by flowing water, attaching to animals and vehicles.

greater quaking grass
seeds and leaves are edible
trembling in the wind

April 2018 A to Z Challenge

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