Sporobolus indicus (Linnaeus) R. Brown. Phen: (Jan-) Jul-Oct (-Dec). Hab: Low prairies and swales, roadsides, lawns, disturbed situations. Dist: Pantropical and subtropical, its original distribution apparently in the New World tropics, but obscured by its weedy capabilities and sometimes considered introduced in whole or in part in our area.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, Bah, C, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, GW1, Il, Meso6, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, Tn, Tx, Va, W, Simon & Jacobs (1999); = Sporobolus indicus (L.) R.Br. var. indicus – K1, K3, K4, WH3; > Sporobolus berteroanus (Trin.) Hitchc. & Chase – S; > Sporobolus indicus (L.) R.Br. – HC, S; > Sporobolus poiretii (Roem. & Schult.) Hitchc. – F, G, HC, RAB