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Southern Water Grass

Scientific Name: Luziola fluitans
 
Distinguishing Characteristics:
Leaf blades 3 to 5 inches long; lying flat on surface or raised a few inches high.
Leaf blades feel rough on top.
Rooted at shoreline, but forms floating mat that creeps out from shore. Has the appearance of terrestrial crabgrass.

Luziola fluitans taken by Graves Lovell

Luziola fluitans taken by Graves Lovell

Luziola fluitans taken by Graves Lovell


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