Latin Name – Murdannia nudiflora (L.) Brenan
Family – Commelinaceae
Life Cycle– Summer annual
Type – Grasslike
Doveweed is a summer annual, grass-like weed that is in the spiderwort family. It has fleshy stems that creep outward and root at the nodes. It can easily be mistaken for a grass due to its narrow, linear leaves that can tolerate close mowing heights.