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Sporobolus clandestinus

Sporobolus clandestinus (Biehler) Hitchc.

Rough Dropseed

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Sporobolus asper var. canovirens, Sporobolus asper var. clandestinus, Sporobolus canovirens, Sporobolus clandestinus var. canovirens, Sporobolus compositus var. clandestinus, Sporobolus longifolius


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Achene

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-10-26
Research By: DEW

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