And likes the wind. Billowing gently when she’s happy. Cuts you deeply when she’s hurt. Hitching a ride on the wind, her off-springs leave her as soon as they are born. She’s known as the lalang locally or the ‘blady grass’ in other places. Considered weedy and invasive, the Imperata Cylindrica is unappreciated beauty when she blooms. Catch her backlit by the sun and you have a wonderful subject for your lens.