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beach wiregrass
Dactyloctenium aegyptium
Dactyloctenium aegyptium
beach wiregrass Grass Family
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Poaceae
common names
  beach wiregrass
  Egyptian crowsfoot grass
accepted scientific name
  Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd.
rules for finding collection records
  Dactyloctenium aegyptium (106)
family name
  • Poaceae
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Native in Africa. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Dactyloctenium aegyptium   (L.) Willd.   (TSN: 41630, Index: 732)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names