Paspalum dilatatum Poir.

Caterpillar Grass

Supported by

A leafy, tufted perennial with clustered stems arising from very short, creeping rhizomes, forming a sod under grazing, rooting up to 1.2 m deep. Stem ascending to erect, 50 source: Prosea

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