Coral Dropseed

Scientific Name -
Sporobolus domingensis (Trin.) Kunth
Family - Gramineae

Tufted, erect perennial. Leaf blade sandpapery on the upper surface.Leaf sheath often with hairs along upper margins. Seedhead branches ascending to appressed. Flowers, gray to purplish. Seedheads narrow, densely flowered. Reproduces by seed. Found in disturbed areas, ditches, sandy turf, beaches and hammocks. Occurs in southern peninsula of Florida and the West Indies.