Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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

Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa

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

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