Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult. 37

Black spear grass, Bunch spear grass, Bunched spear grass, Tangle grass, Tanglehead, Spear grass
Heteropogon contortus Flower
flower
Heteropogon contortus Leaf
leaf
Heteropogon contortus Fruit
fruit
Heteropogon contortus Habit
habit
Heteropogon contortus Other
other
Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.
LEWA in KENYA
Family
Poaceae
Genus
Heteropogon
Species
Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.
Common name(s)
  • Black spear grass
  • Bunch spear grass
  • Bunched spear grass
  • Tangle grass
  • Tanglehead
  • Spear grass
Uses
  • ENVIRONMENTAL USES
    • erosion control
  • FORAGE
    • fodder
  • WEED
    Phenology

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