In 2010 the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum and Nebraska Nursery and Landscape Association declared Eragrostis trichodes the grass of the year. Commonly called sand lovegrass, this ground cover bears small purple and yellow flowers and grows throughout Nebraska.
About this Author
Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.