Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1446

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in cultivation, rare as an escape

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Fall

FRUIT:
Fall
Grain

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sorghum bicolor var. bicolor   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-88-002:
Sorghum vulgare   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Sorghum vulgare var. vulgare

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Holcus sorghum

 

COMMON NAME:
Sorghum, Milo, Broomcorn, Sorgo