Brachiaria mutica is a species of grass known by the common names para grass,
buffalo grass, Mauritius signal grass, pasto pare, malojilla, gramalote, parana, ...
In its native lands, Brachiaria is cultivated as a forage grass and was brought to
the U.S for this purpose. In areas where para grass is not grazed on by cattle, ...
Native to tropical Africa, para grass is a creeping, perennial grass that can grow
in both semi-aquatic situations and on deep soils in non-swampy areas.
Hawaii: Para grass was one of the most frequently observed plants occurring in
both natural and constructed freshwater wetlands on 5 of the Hawaiian Islands ...
para grass (Africa, Australia, USA); buffalo grass, Dutch grass, giant couch,
Scotch grass; Mauritius signal grass (South Africa); angola, pasto Pará, hierba de
Dec 1, 2007 ... The non-native plant para grass, Urochloa mutica. Photo courtesy UF/IFAS
Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. Photographer Ann Murray.
An invasive exotic species introduced from Brazil (originally from Africa) as a
fodder grass for cattle, para grass has spread uncontrollably throughout we.
Apr 2, 2014 ... U. mutica is a perennial grass widely naturalized in tropical and subtropical
regions of the world where it was introduced as a...
Invasive species risk assessment: Para grass Urochloa mutica. Summary. Para
grass (Urochloa mutica) is a semi-aquatic plant native to tropical. Africa.
Angola grass, buffalo grass, California grass, corigrass, cori grass, Dutch grass,
giant couch, Mauritius grass, Numidian grass, panicum grass, Paragrass, Para ...