Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 72. 1753.
selected vouchers: WTU
Notes: FNA24: "Cynosurus cristatus is a European native that is now established in North America. It grows in a wide range of soils in dry or damp habitats. In Europe it is used for fodder and pasture, especially for sheep, but in North America it is regarded as a weedy species. It is self-incompatible."