Maidencane Grass is a wild grass that can be found in the United States. It grows in the wild but can spread rapidly and be harmful to other plants. If this type of grass starts to grow it can take out whole ecosystems. One of the huge downsides of this grass is that it is fire resistant it can spring back from wildfires rapidly. One of the ways to help with the growth of this is to now the grass regularly.
- Maidencane grass is an important food for coastal wild animals
- Maidencane grass also needs controlled so it does not take over other species of native plants
- One option for maidencane control is using goats, but use caution because they will eat other plants as well
“What is maidencane grass? It is a riparian soil stabilizer that forms important root colonies for fish and invertebrates and is widely browsed by deer and other animals.”