Eastern Gammagrass

(Tripsacum dactyloides)

Eastern Gammagrass

Leaf & Ligule Flowers
eastern gammagrass ligule eastern gammagrass seedhead

Growing habits: Perennial grass

Root anatomy: Fibrous roots from short, thick, knotty rhizomes

Leaf anatomy: Leaves and sheaths glabrous, hairy trichome ligule

Reproduction: Inflorescences with staminate and pistillate spikelets in same inflorescence

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