|The grass grows about a foot deep, and covers a meadow beside Little River. The whole meadow looks red from a distance.|
|The meadow is dry and sandy, but floods when the river is high.|
The closest match I found on E-Flora BC is cheatgrass, with a photo of a red field. The grass is common in BC, and E-Flora has two records in the Comox area. I'm not quite convinced that this is it, though.