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Digital Herbaria

Sorghastrum nutans

Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash

Indiangrass, Yellow Indiangrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

USDA Symbol: SONU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Sorghastrum nutans

Yellow Indian Grass


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Top of west facing hill, rocky stoney, but good humus; afternoon shade. humus

Description: Tall single stemmed perennial to 1.2 m tall; blades elongate, flat, 8 mm wide, panicle narrow, rust colored, dense, 20 cm long; spikelet 6-8 mm long lanceloate, hursute, awn 10-15 mm.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Nov 4, 1994
Specimen number: 134

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0981
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1994
Accession Number: 77

Annotations: FRW 1995 S-FRB [=S. avenaceum] (In fruit)

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