Paspalum vaginatum Sw.

Natural range: Worldwide in salty places

Habitat: Beaches, brackish shores (infrequently in fresh water)

Florida status: Native

Recognition: Grass of beaches and salty places. Spikes forming a Y, or with more than 2 axes, briefly pedunculate. Spikelets lanceolate or boat-shaped. Ligule with a band of long cilia behind a membrane.

Image 1: turf species is Seashore Paspalum