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lawn grass

Bermuda

Description:

Bermudagrass makes for a nice home lawn because it can tolerate a very low mowing height, which is also a reason it is widely used on golf courses in the South. It spreads by both stolons and rhizomes, which helps it to form a thick, dense turf. It is usually found in the south, but may grow as far north as Kansas City. Its maintenance requirements (fertilizing, watering, mowing) are high. •Width: 1/8" wide •Tip/blade: sharp point •Color: deep green •Growth: forms a dense, close-cut, high-quality turf •Additional: most popular lawn grass in the central US. Rough along the edges. Has a distinctive, 3- to 5-fingered seed head.

Habitat:

Fields, lawns, orchards, disturbed places through most of California, native to Africa and introduced to the U.S. from Bermuda Blooming period: June to August.


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North Kirkwood Middle School
Spotted by a student at North Kirkwood Middle School

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Lat: 38.60, Long: -90.46

Spotted on Apr 4, 2013
Submitted on Apr 4, 2013

Spotted for mission

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