Cynodon dactylon


  • Height:   1.4 ft
  • Life Cycle:   Perennial
  • Growth Type:   Grass
  • Bloom Type:   Mid Spring
  • Flower Color:   Yellow
  • Native to California:   NO
  • Water Requirements:   High
  • Salt Tolerance:   High
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   1,275,000
  • 2836

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Cynodon dactylon

Common Name:Bermuda grass

Cynodon dactylon, a angiosperm, is a perennial grass that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:introduced
Plant Community(s):weed, species characteristic of disturbed places,

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, ContraCosta, Colusa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Imperial, Inyo, Kings, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Modoc, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo, Yuba

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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