Cynosurus L. >

Fertile and sterile spikelets together in the same inflorescence; sterile spikelets with numerous rigidly awned lemmas Cynosurus
Lemmas 3–5 mm long; awns inconspicuous. Fertile spikelets with 3–5 florets, 3–6 mm long. Panicles up to 14 cm long. Leaf blades up to 15 cm log, 1–4 mm wide; ligule blunt 0.5–1.5 mm long. Plant up to 70 cm high. Waste and disturbed areas. Introd. from Europe. Fl. spring Cynosurus cristatus