sourgrass

Paspalum conjugatum
Grass
Basal
Simple
Green
Black
Green
Common names 
Also known as: sourgrass, buffalo grass, cow grass, Hilo grass, Johnston River grass, paspalum grass,
Family 
Poaceae
Deciduous 
No
Flowering time 
Spring- Summer
Native/Exotic 
Exotic
Origin 
This species is thought to have originated in tropical America, but is now found throughout the tropical regions of the world (i.e. it is pan-tropical).
Notifiable 
No
Council declaration 
SIL – Special Investigation List
Known distribution 

Widely naturalised in northern and eastern Australia (i.e. in northern Western Australia, in some parts of the Northern Territory, in northern and eastern Queensland and in the coastal districts of northern New South Wales). Also naturalised on Christmas Island. Naturalised overseas in tropical and northern Africa, tropical Asia (e.g. Cambodia, China, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea), Mauritius, the Seychelles and numerous Pacific islands (i.e. American Samoa, Western Samoa, the Cook Islands, the Galápagos Islands, Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, the Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, the Solomon Islands and Hawaii).

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