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Cenchrus echinatus

Cenchrus echinatus L.

Southern Sandbur

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Cenchrus echinatus var. hillebrandianus

USDA Symbol: CEEC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Distribution

USA: AL , AZ , CA , DC , FL , GA , HI , LA , MD , MS , NC , NM , OK , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: UPL FACU UPL UPL UPL FACU UPL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cenchrus echinatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cenchrus echinatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cenchrus echinatus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-02-25
Research By: SET

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