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Cenchrus myosuroides (Big sandbur)
San Antonio River Authority

Cenchrus myosuroides

Cenchrus myosuroides Kunth

Big Sandbur

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Cenchropsis myosuroides

USDA Symbol: CEMY

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , SC , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU UPL FACU
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.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0477 Collected Jul 30, 1993 in Atascosa County by Louise Morrell

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-05-16
Research By: cbr

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