Annual Jewgrass

Scientific Name -
Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus
Family - Gramineae

Prostrate to somewhat erect, freely-branched summer annual. Leaf blade sparsely hairy on upper and lower surfaces. Spikelets in one to three terminal upright fingers. Reproduces by seed. Usually found in shaded areas in the mountain and piedmont regions of the southern states, from Ohio and Virginia into Alabama. Native to Asia.