It is native to southern Europe, but it can be found today throughout the world as an introduced species and sometimes a noxious weed.
It is an annual grass growing to heights between 5 centimeters and one meter. The soft, fluffy inflorescence is a dense, greenish, plumelike panicle, sometimes divided into lobes. The spikelets have long, thin, whitish awns, which give the inflorescence its texture.
How to get rid of:
manual weeding and hand