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Milium effusum (American milletgrass)
Smith, R.W.

Milium effusum

Milium effusum L.

American milletgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)


USDA Symbol: mief

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green


USA: CT , IA , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SD , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2015-04-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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