Mondo grass

Last Updated: November 18 2022

Ophiopogon japonicus is an evergreen perennial used in traditional Chinese medicine mostly for the treatment of cardiovascular complications and inflammation.

Mondo grass is most often used for

What else is Mondo grass known as?
Note that Mondo grass is also known as:
  • Dragon's Beard
  • Mondo Grass
  • Fountain Plant
  • Monkey Grass
  • Ophiopogon Japonicus

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