Bermuda Grass is an invasive creeping grass that comes origionaly from
Africa. It can root in the ground at the shoot nodes. Roots can reach
up to 4-5 feet deep. Plants will propogate from roots and sexually from
seeds. Seeds are born on spikes that are about 2 inches long.
Bermuda grass is the common name for all Cynodon species that origionally
came from the African savanas. Its called Bermuda grass because it was
origionally introduced to the Americas from Bermuda. Today this grass
is widespread around the world from about 45° Northr to 45° South
At one time Bermuda grass was a farmers worst enemy. It is hard to kill
with most herbicides and tends to grow quickly in abandoned fields. In
any case it is very nutritous for cattle and livestock.