Quaking grass by pattyblue

Quaking grass

Such a lot of lovely grasses around at the moment. I had to look this up on PlantNet and I really like the name of this one.
Looks very interesting. I have never seen or heard of these plants. Beautiful capture.
June 23rd, 2020  
@sangwann Thanks Dione. They are very light and hollow inside and they really do quake in the breeze.
June 23rd, 2020  
So unusual what a great find.
June 23rd, 2020  
Euh 😳... Very strange. I have no idea what it is....

I was curious about this and got the following information from Ms Google ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Briza_maxima

.... Is this food for animals?
June 23rd, 2020  
@onewing Thanks Babs
June 23rd, 2020  
Very unusual, indeed. Any idea why it is called Quaking grass? Those look like seed pods.
June 23rd, 2020  
@romainz Thanks for the link Romain. I don’t think it’s animal feed. I’ve only ever seen it growing wild and I remember my mom picking it to use in flower arrangements.
June 23rd, 2020  
@thewatersphotos Thanks Gary, they are seed pods but very light and hollow so when they dance in the breeze they look like they are shivering or quaking.
June 23rd, 2020  
@pattyblue That makes sense!
June 23rd, 2020  
Oh my, how unusual. Lovely shot of them.
June 23rd, 2020  
Great find and shot
June 23rd, 2020  
A lovely shot of these seed pods!

Ian
June 23rd, 2020  
Nice close-up.
June 23rd, 2020  
Nice! I had never seen it
June 23rd, 2020  
Very unusual and interesting to look at. I can see them in flower arrangements. one has to be very careful when touching if they're so light and hollow. have to add it to my favorites.
June 23rd, 2020  
wow what super seeds!
June 23rd, 2020  
Incredible - I have never seen these seeds before.
June 24th, 2020  
Beautiful
June 24th, 2020  
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