Sporobolus jacquemontii

Sporobolus jacquemontii

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(American Rat’s tail Grass, Wire Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Sporobolus jacquemontii

Common name(s)

American Rat’s tail Grass, Wire Grass (CLASS 2)

Flower colour; life form

Grass, tufted 50-75 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence usually compact, primary branches of panicle 5-10 cm long. Spikelets with 1 floret, pale to dark green.

Sporobolus jacquemontii