Weeds

Signalgrass

Signalgrass
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Signalgrass (Brachiaria decumbens) prefers warm weather and is commonly found in moist climates. Signalgrass is a trailing perennial with upright, sword-shaped leaves. Its hairy leaves are a key distinguishing feature. New shoots and roots develop from each node of its stoloniferous base. The flowering stem terminates in three or four spike-like seed stalks. This grass is adapted to humid tropical climates. Found throughout the south east US. Can reach up to 3 ft high and spread by roots and seed.