cynodon dactylon :
- n trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India
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- A reference of plant misnomers
Last week’s mention of broom sedge not being a sedge at all just references one of a lot misnomer plants. Common plant names are basically whatever people choose to use. And they often are very localized. Botanists and horticulturists keep plants straight by talking a little Latin. The official taxonomic name stays with a plant in all places, all climates and all plant uses. Cynodon dactylon is ...
March 30, 2014 - The Vicksburg Post