(Cynodon dactylon): Grass family; perennial; first leaves with somewhat
rough surface; ligule present; tuft of long hairs on either side of ligule; stem
flat, wiry, and without hairs.
(Paspalum dilatatum): Grass family; perennial; first leaves rolled in
bud; ligule membranous and tall, with bluntly pointed or rounded tip; no auricles;
sheaths with prominent midrib and flattened; first leaf sheaths softly hairy.
(Convolvulus arvensis): Morningglory family; perennial;
seed leaves nearly square, with shallow notch at tip; early
true leaves are spade shaped; petioles are flattened.
halepense): Grass family; perennial; first leaves with
white midvein, 8 times longer than wide and rolled in bud;
ligule membranous below and fringed or toothed above; no
|Seedling photo not available.
(Trifolium repens): Pea family; perennial; seed leaves spatulate, smooth;
blades taper into petiole; first leaf simple, truncated at base, round to broadly
oval; later leaves trifoliolate (3 leaflets per leaf) smooth, alternate, lower
surface gray green, upper surface green; usually light green splotch near base
of each leaflet.
(Cyperus esculentus): Sedge family; perennial; grasslike; light green
blades, flat, slender; leaf tip long and drawn out; nutlets globe shaped, smooth,
and almond flavored.