Scientific Name - Panicum repens L.
Family - Gramineae
Perennial with creeping, sharply pointed rhizomes. Stems stiff and erect. Leaves folded or flat and sparsely hairy on upper surface. Seedheads with stiff, ascending or appressed branches. Reproduces primarily by rhizomes. Found in Gulf Coast regions of the southeast United States from Florida west into Texas. Also occurs in Tropical Africa, Tropical Asia, Europe and Hawaii.