(Echinochloa crus-galli)


Leaves Sheath Flowers
barnyardgrass leaf barnyardgrass sheath barnyardgrass flowers

Growing habits: Tufted erect summer annual

Root anatomy: Fibrous roots

Leaf anatomy: Blades glabrous but rough on both surfaces, sheaths glabrous, ligules absent

Reproduction: Terminal inflorescences, nodding panicle, long with many spreading branches, rebranched, may be awned or awnless

References: Weeds of the South by Charles T. Bryson and Michael S. DeFelice