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Cynodon Dactylon

Botanical Name:

Cynodon dactylon

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial, Turfgrass, Weed, Perennial; mat forming. Rhizomes elongated. Stolons present. Culms geniculately ascending; 8-40 cm long; 0.5-1 mm diam. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 0.2-0.3 mm long. Leaf-blades flat, or conduplicate; 1-12 cm long; 2-4 mm wide; glaucous. Leaf-blade surface scaberulous; glabrous, or pilose; sparsely hairy.

Lifespan

Perennial

Fruit

Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid; laterally compressed.

Taxonomy

Order

Cyperales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Cynodon

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