Scientific Name - Muhlenbergia schreberi Fluegge
Family - Gramineae
Aggressive, mat-forming, warm season perennial with shallow, often-exposed rhizomes. Leaves, primarily basal, somewhat folded, smooth on both surfaces or often hairy only at the collar. Ligule short, membranous. Seedheads with usually two or occasionally three branches. Seedhead branches usually paired. Spikelets in two rows on lower sides. Reproduces by seed and rhizomes. Common primarily in the Gulf states, north to North Carolina and west to Texas. Also found in the west indies, Central America and Hawaii. Native to South America.