- Latin Name
- Dactyloctenium Australe
- It is planted to stabilise sand both inland and at the coast. LM grass is palatable and is well utilised by animals, although it is not very leafy. LM Grass is known and popular particularly as an evergreen lawn grass for gardens.
- A creeping perennial grass which thrives in shade and is the most popular lawn grass in Lowveld gardens. The inflorescence has 2 or 3 spikes at the tip. Leaves are dark green and shiny with sparsely distributed hairs on the margins.
- Under natural conditions grows in savanna areas, usually in shade in sandy soil. Can be found in the Northern Province and the Kruger National Park.
- January - May.