Part of 🌾︎ grass  family Poaceae in 🌾︎ grass/​rush/​sedge  order Poales.

Native to 🇪🇺 central and southeastern Europe and 🇹🇷 Turkey. Invasive > in USA

Processed grains of this plant are branded Kernza® by the Land Institute, which promotes the grain for human consumption because compared to the host plants of other grains , this plant:

Learn more about intermediate perennial wheatgrass Thinopyrum intermedium

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