*Panicum repens L.

Panicle with few (3–6) alternate branches, 5–12 cm long; the lower branches ± drooping and one-sided. Rhizomes long, creeping, often forming mats, with leaves reduced to sheaths. Leaf sheaths and blades usually softly hairy. Spikelets 2–3 mm long. Perennial up to 1 m high. Wet and waterlogged soils. Lower Hunter River Valley. Introd. from tropical coastal areas. Fl. summer