*Cenchrus setaceus (Forsskål) Morrone. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of e. Mediterranean Europe. Reported as an introduction in FL, TN, and KY (Wipff in FNA 2003a). Well established in Florida, spreading widely from landscape plantings initially, but then moving at distance.
Origin/Endemic status: Mediterranean Europe and Africa
Synonymy: = FlGr, K3, K4, Chemisquy et al (2010), Verloove (2012); = n/a – C, RAB; = Pennisetum setaceum (Forssk.) Chiov. – ETx1, FNA25, HC, K1, WH3; > Cenchrus advena (Wipff & Veldkamp) Morrone – FlGr, K4; > Cenchrus setaceus (Forssk.) Morrone – K4