Cynodon dactylon

Cynodon dactylon

Image of Cynodon dactylon

(Couch Grass, Green Couch)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Cynodon dactyloC

Common name(s)

Couch Grass, Green Couch

Flower colour; life form

Grass, usually prostrate to 30 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Plant stoloniferous, rooting at the nodes. Ligule membraneous, but with longer hairs at each end. Inflorescence digitate, spikes 2-7, spikelets green to purple. Glumes shorter than the single floret.

Cynodon dactylon