Identifying Weeds: Couch grass (twitch) – (Elytrigia repens)

Couch grass (twitch)

(Elytrigia repens)

Height x spread: 30-75 x 30-60cm (1 – 1-1/2 x 1-2ft).

Leaves: Dull green, slender blades forming large tufts.

Flowers: Upright buff-green spikes, summer to autumn.

Other features: Rhizomes spread vigorously; these often break during cultivation and produce new plants. Perennial.

couch grass - elytrigia repens

21. July 2011 by admin
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