|Origin:||Native to North America|
|Use:||Annual, warm season, native grass.|
|ID Features:||Seedling: The first blade is linear, about 7 times longer than wide and opens parallel to the ground. Leaves are rolled in the bud; auricles are absent, and the ligule is a fringe of hairs about 0.5mm long. Blades of young seedlings are 4.5 to 8 cm long and 3 to 5 mm wide, smooth on the lower surfaces, with long wispy hairs on the basal portions of the upper surface. The margins are smooth or slightly rough, and the blade is keeled in the lower portion. Sheath is smooth and compressed. The collar is green and smooth.
Mature Plant: Ligule is a fringe of hairs about 1 mm long. Leaf blades are 30 cm long by 4 to 10 mm wide, keeled, and have long wispy hairs only on the upper surface at the base. Sheath is smooth, compressed, often reddish at the base, and has a prominent midvein. The collar is narrow, light green or yellowish, and smooth.
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