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Sporobolus indicus

Sporobolus indicus (L.) R. Br.

Smut Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Sporobolus tenacissimus

USDA Symbol: SPIN4

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CA , FL , GA , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Distribution: Although USDA Plants lists this species as introduced in the US, ARS GRIN considers it native in the states listed.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU 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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-03-11
Research By: SET

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