Dactyloctenium aegyptium

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: crowfoot grass, Egyptian grass, Durban crowsfoot grass, Egyptian crowfoot grass

Leaf Type: Grassy

Flowers: Green

Leaves: Pointed leaf blades up to 20 cm long

Life Cycle: Summer annual

Leaf blades and stems are smooth and hairless. Stems typically bend upward at the first node. The seedhead resembles a crow's foot with one to seven seed spikes radiating outward from the stem. Prefers heavy, damp soils. Annual grassy weed, native to Africa and Asia.

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