Common Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon (Linnaeus) PersoonNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Bermuda Grass, Capriola dactylon.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Cynodon   

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Common Bermudagrass is a common non-native lawn grass. It has escaped and has become become established across Maryland (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).
"Naturalized from Europe; Saint Pierre et Miquelon, Massachusetts to Michigan, Iowa and eastern Kansas, southward, where abundant" (Reed, 1964).

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Common Bermudagrass is a host plant for Eufala Skipper , Fiery Skipper, Common Roadside Skipper, and Sachem.

There are 70 records in the project database.

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Bermuda Grass in Tucson, Arizona (5/20/2010). Bermuda Grass is an introduced species from the old world. It now has become almost cosmopolitan in distribution. Bermuda Grass is often found growing in lawns. Photo by Matt Lavin. (MBP list)

Common Bermudagrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/25/2014). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Bermudagrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/30/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)


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