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  Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P.Beauv. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Hugh H. Iltis

Kitty Kohout

Kurt Stüber

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman

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from USDA Plants Website
Family Poaceae
Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P.Beauv.
barnyard grass, large barnyard grass
Echinochloa: Greek echinos for "hedgehog" and chloa for grass, referring to allusion of bristling awns
crus-galli: cock's spur
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: annual grass
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America  (off site)
Synonyms 
Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P.Beauv. subsp. crus-galli
Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P.Beauv. var. crus-galli
Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P.Beauv. var. mitis (Pursh) Peterm.
Echinochloa muricata (P.Beauv.) Fernald var. occidentalis Wiegand
Echinochloa occidentalis (Wiegand) Rydb.
Echinochloa pungens (Poir.) Rydb. var. coarctata Fernald & Griscom
Panicum crus-galli L.

         
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