Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Paspalum notatum Flüggé. Bahia Grass. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Roadsides and disturbed areas, often (especially in FL) planted as a coarse turfgrass or a pasture grass. Dist: Native of tropical America (e. Mexico to Argentina; West Indies).

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, FNA25, G, GW1, K3, K4, Meso6, Va, Silveus (1942); > Paspalum notatum var. latiflorum – NcTx; > Paspalum notatum var. notatum – FlGr, HC, K1, Tx, WH3; > Paspalum notatum var. saurae – Bah, FlGr, HC, K1, NcTx, RAB, Tn, Tx, WH3

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