Tough, clumped summer annual,
generally with a "whitish to silverfish" coloration
at the center of the plant. Leaf blade smooth on both
surfaces, occasionally a few hairs near the base. Visible,
short-toothed, membranous ligule at base of leaf blade.
Spikelets in two rows on two thirteen fingers. Frequently
a single finger below the terminal cluster of fingers.
Reproduces by seed. Found throughout the temperate and
warm parts of the United States and throughout the warm
temperate and warm parts of the United States and throughout
the warm temperate, subtropical and tropical areas of