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Common name: Mondo Grass, Lily Grass
Botanical name: Ophiopogon japonicus
This Ophiopogon japonicus is a grass-like plant growing to about 6"-8" high, slowly spreading through underground stems. Its dark green leaves are 1/8" wide, and about 8"-12" long. It makes a beautiful ground cover or accent plant, and does well in Asian style gardens. Flowers and fruit are insignificant.