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Buffalograss

Species Data

Seedhead/Flower

spike

Vernation type

rolled

Ligule Type

fringe of hairs; 0.02 - 0.04 inches (0.5 - 1.0 mm) long

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ligule
ligule
Growth Season/Life Cycle

warm season turf or perennial weed

Auricle type

absent

Leaf blade tip shape

sharp-pointed; flat, sparsely hairy, bluish-gray

Leaf blade width

0.04 - 0.12 inches (1 - 3 mm) wide

Stolon Presence

present; stout

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Rhizome Presence

absent

Collar Type

continuous; broad, hairy

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collar
collar
vernation
vernation
vernation
Sheath Margin

open