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Setaria magna (Giant bristlegrass)
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Setaria magna

Setaria magna Griseb.

Giant Bristlegrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Chaetochloa magna

USDA Symbol: SEMA6

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: To about 12 feet in height.
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AL , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NM , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW
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 Setaria magna in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Setaria magna in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Setaria magna

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-10-02
Research By: JAM

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