Until I stop to look at what I've been ignoring.
|Dune grass, Leymus mollis, in flower. The dangling yellow ribbons are the anthers, hanging from a thin filament, the whole making up the stamen, the male part of the flower.|
|These, a Bromus sp., possibly, are heavy with seeds. (And a bug.)|
These are growing in Oyster Bay Shoreline Park, around the outside of the meadow, and on the dunes lining the beach.