Innocent weed

Cenchrus species

Family: Poaceae.

Names:

Specific information can be found under:
Buffel grass,
Burrgrass; Spiny,
Burrgrass; Hillside,
Mossman river grass

Summary

This group includes a number of summer-growing grasses with spiny seed heads. They are called innocent weeds because they appear so harmless before they develop their spiny seed heads.

Acknowledgments:

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