Setaria megaphylla, or ribbon grass, is a tall and robust perennial grass that grows in moist and shady habitats. It has large, green leaves and pendulous, bristly flowers that attract seed-eating birds such as finches and canaries. The leaves are also used by weavers to build their nests. This grass is useful for water purification, soil stabilization, and grazing. It can be grown as an ornamental plant in gardens, containers, or borders, where it adds texture and colour. It prefers high rainfall areas and can be propagated by division or seed.
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