Echinochloa crus-galli

Echinochloa crus-galli

(Barnyard Grass, Cockspur Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Echinochloa crus-galli

Common name(s)

Barnyard Grass, Cockspur Grass

Flower colour; life form

Grass, tufted 25-150 cm tall

Distinguishing features

Ligule absent. Inflorescence a panicle of racemes, 5-15 ascending. Spikelets awned, hairs usually present attached to the rachis, lemma firm.

Echinochloa crus-galli