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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda Grass)

Common non-native, perennial grass found in many locations, particularly at disturbed sites. Flowers are grass like on a distinctive inflorescence reminiscent of helicopter blades . Blooms in spring.

Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda Grass) NON-NATIVE. Pictured in summer.


Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda Grass) NON-NATIVE. Pictured in summer.


Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda Grass) NON-NATIVE. Pictured in winter.


Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda Grass) NON-NATIVE. Pictured in summer.