Briza Maxima, or more commonly know as Big Quakinggrass, is a graminoid with green foliage of the genus Briza. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 2 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It's active growth period is fall winter and spring, blooms during spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Briza Maxima or Big Quakinggrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii, specifically in the states of California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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