Botanical name: Alloteropsis cimicina Family: Poaceae (Grass family)
Synonyms: Coridochloa cimicina, Panicum cimicinum, Axonopus cimicinus
Summer Grass is an annual grass with tufted and slender stems, about 2 ft. tall. Leaves are ovate-lanceshaped, broadly cordate at the base, pointed at the tip. Inflorescence consisting of 3-10 spike like racemes seated on top of stalk. Spikelets are solitary or clustered, ovate-elliptic bearing whitish or mauve hairs along each margin. Awn small stout from the top of spikelet.
Identification credit: Rani Bhagat
The flower labeled Summer Grass is ...