Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3954

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native? Non-native? West Indies, Central America, n. South America
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Waif(s)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence a raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cenchrus brownii   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cenchrus brownii   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Cenchrus brownii

(?) (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cenchrus viridis

 

COMMON NAME:
slimbristle sandbur


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picture of -, image of Cenchrus brownii

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_cebr_001_lhd

        

picture of -, image of Cenchrus brownii

Keith Bradley    kab_cenchrus_brownii_3010

December    Monroe County    FL

Dove Creek Hammocks

Fascicles burlike; rachis internodes 0.8-1.7mm long, per Utah State University: Intermountain Herbarium.

picture of -, image of Cenchrus brownii

Keith Bradley    kab_cenchrus_brownii_3023

December    Monroe County    FL

Dove Creek Hammocks

Most outer bristles equaling or slightly exceeding inner, flattened bristles, per Utah State University: Intermountain Herbarium.