Taxon  Report   2570 
Cynodon dactylon  (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass,  bermuda grass
Cynodon dactylon , a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Cynodon dactylon
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cynodon dactylon
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Cynodon
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Capriola dactylon
PLANTS: Cynodon aristiglumis
PLANTS: Cynodon incompletus
PLANTS: Panicum dactylon
 Information about  Cynodon dactylon  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CYDA)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2014).

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