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- Alma VanDusen Garden
- Briza media
Common name: Quaking grass
Briza media is a perennial grass native to Eurasia, and its seeds are an important food source for birds. The seed heads move in the slightest breeze, hence the common name. We have several plants in the Alma VanDusen Garden.
Grass photo by Jerzy Opioła, via Wikimedia Commons
Seed head photo by Stefan.lefnaer, via Wikimedia Commons