Polypogon fugax

Polypogon fugax

  • Polypogon fugax
  • Polypogon fugax
  • Flower name
    Polypogon fugax
  • Scientific name
    Polypogon fugax
  • Alias稗還, 稗返り, Polypogon fugax
  • Place of originEast Asia and Africa
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July

What is Polypogon fugax

Polypogon fugax or ditch polypogon (scientific name: Polypogon fugax) is an annual weed in the family Poaceae, native to East Asia and Africa, including Japan. It grows naturally in moist, sunny grasslands in Honshu and Okinawa. It has a straight, slender stem with a conical inflorescence at the tip and many small ears.

Common name: Polypogon fugax, scientific name: Polypogon fugax, also known as ditch polypogon, Grass: 20-50 cm, Leaf length: 5-10 cm, Basal area: 0.3-07 cm, Leaf color: Green, Inflorescence length: 0.2 cm, Small flower length: 0.1 cm. Inflorescence length: 0.2 cm, Small flower length: 0.1 cm, Flowering season: April-July, Inflorescence form: conical, Corolla: small spike


  • Order
    Poales
  • Family
    Poaceae
  • Genus
    Polypogon
  • Species
    P. fugax
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Small ears
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeannual weed
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.1 ~ 0.1 cm

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