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What grasses are native to North America?

Examples of these tall species include the big blue-stem (Andropogon gerardi), indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans), dropseed (Sporobolus asper), needle grass (Stipa spartea), panic grass (Panicum virgatum), wild rye (Elymus virginicus), and others.

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Correspondingly, what grass is native to America?

Although hundreds of grasses were native to the North American continent, only a few have the potential to become important forage, biomass, or turf crops. Switchgrass, big bluestem, and eastern gamagrass have the most potential as forage and biomass fuel crops. Indiangrass may also be important as a forage crop.

Beside above, what are the three fruits native to North America? It's commonly reported that cranberries, blueberries and Concord grapes are the only indigenous fruits of North American.

In this way, is lawn grass native to North America?

Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis) is a grass native to Europe or the Middle East. While Middle Eastern and Europeans species of grass did extremely well on the East Coast of North America, it was a number of grasses from the Mediterranean that dominated the Western seaboard.

What is the only grain that is native to North America?

corn

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