Bothriochloa pertusa

Bothriochloa pertusa

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(Indian Bluegrass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Bothriochloa pertusa

Common name(s)

Indian Bluegrass

Flower colour; life form

Grass, weakly tufted, often rooting at nodes

Distinguishing features

Leaves often have a ginger-like smell when crushed. Ligule membraneous, fringed. Obvious pit in lower glume. Inflorescence of usually 3-8 subdigitate racemes, awns bent.

Bothriochloa pertusa