Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch.

Black Grass

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This is an annual bunchgrass forming tufts up to about half a meter in height. The stems are generally erect but may droop or bend. The stems have glandular tissue near the nodes and the long leaves are often dotted with glands as well. The plants have a strong scent. The branching inflorescences have one to several spikelets per branch. ... source: Wikipedia

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