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*Cenchrus ciliaris Linnaeus. Buffelgrass. Phen: Apr-Nov. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Africa.

Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa

Synonymy: = Bah, FlGr, K3, K4, Mo1, Tx, Chemisquy et al (2010); = n/a – C; = Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link – ETx1, FNA25, HC, Wipff & Shaw (2018a); = Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link var. ciliare – K1

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
  • Great Plains: UPL
  • Midwest: UPL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: UPL

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