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Pampas Grass for Cover?

Old 06-24-2010, 06:51 PM
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Default Pampas Grass for Cover?

Has anyone tried planting Pampas Grass for cover/bedding area? I see this type of grass used for erosion control along the highways and it looks like it would work well to create a bedding or transition area. Not sure if the grass I am seeing is the same as the ornimental grass or if there are different types.
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Old 06-25-2010, 02:40 PM
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There are native grasses like big bluestem that make really good deer bedding. Pampas grass is called an invasive species in some states. i know of a half-section of land that is covered with pampas grass. It is spreading to adjacent property. It was planted there as an ornamental about 50 years ago.

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