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Bermuda Grass

Cynodon dactylon

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Poaceae (Grass)
Type:
Flower
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Flower:
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Green, no petals
 
3-6 spikes up to 5cm long, arranged in a fan shape. Unawned spikelets are one-flowered and purplish.
Fruit:
A brown seed-like caryopsis.
Leaves:
Simple, linear, elongated leaf blades, short and flattened. Jointed stems.
Maximum Size:
30 centimetres tall
Foraging Notes:
Not edible.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Other Names:
Bahama Grass, Common Stargrass, Couch Grass, Crabgrass, Devil's Grass, Dhubgrass, Dog's Tooth Grass, Indian Doab, Quickgrass, Scutch, Scutch Grass, Twitch Grass, Wiregrass.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual
Habitats:
Grassland, lawns, parkland, seaside.