bahia grass

Paspalum notatum
Grass
Basal
Simple
Green
Black
Green
Common names 
Also known as: bahia grass, common baha, lawn paspalum, Pensacola bahai,
Family 
Poaceae
Deciduous 
No
Flowering time 
Spring- Summer
Native/Exotic 
Exotic
Origin 
Native to Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and South America.
Notifiable 
No
Council declaration 
Class R – Reduce populations
Known distribution 

Widely naturalised in many parts of Australia, particularly along the eastern seaboard. It is common in eastern Queensland, in some parts of eastern New South Wales and in the coastal districts of southern Victoria. Also naturalised in some parts of south-western and northern Western Australia. Also naturalised overseas in south-eastern USA and on some Pacific islands (e.g. Fiji and Hawaii).

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