Cenchrus purpureus (Schumacher) Morrone. Elephant Grass, Napier Grass. Hab: Swamps, wet grasslands, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Africa. Naturalized in FL north to the FL-GA border, and in AL (Diamond & Woods 2009).
ID notes: A giant grass, to 4 m tall.
Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa
Syn: = K3, K4, Chemisquy et al (2010), Verloove (2012); = Pennisetum purpureum – Bah, ETx1, FNA25, HC, K1, WH3