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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Echinochloa crusgalli var. crusgalli   FAMILY Poaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Echinochloa crus-galli   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-73-002:
Echinochloa crusgalli   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Echinochloa crus-galli ssp. crus-galli

 

COMMON NAME:
Barnyard Grass


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image of Echinochloa crusgalli var. crusgalli, Barnyard Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_eccr_005_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Echinochloa crusgalli var. crusgalli   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Echinochloa crus-galli   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-73-002:
Echinochloa crusgalli   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Echinochloa crus-galli ssp. crus-galli

 

Find by scientific name:

2465

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.


Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain whitish
Grain

 

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