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Microstegium vimineum

Submitted by webmaster on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:06

Status:

Type: 
Terrestrial Plant
Species (Common): 
Japanese stiltgras
LHPRISM Notes: 

Microstegium vimineum: Japanese stiltgrass

Plant Identification:

  • Growth form: annual grass that can grow up to 3 ft in high
  • Leaf: alternate, thin, pale green, lance shaped leaf about 3 inches long with a silvery stripe of reflective hairs down the middle of the upper leaf surface
  • Flower: spikelet, with one floret per spikelet

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