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  Echinochloa muricata (P.Beauv.) Fernald var. microstachya Wiegand image
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Family Poaceae
Echinochloa muricata (P.Beauv.) Fernald var. microstachya Wiegand
rough barnyard grass
Echinochloa: Greek echinos for "hedgehog" and chloa for grass, referring to allusion of bristling awns
muricata: muricate, roughened by means of hard points
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Status: Native
Plant: annual grass

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Echinochloa microstachya (Wiegand) Rydb.
Echinochloa muricata (P.Beauv.) Fernald var. wiegandii Fassett
Echinochloa pungens (Poir.) Rydb. var. microstachya (Wiegand) Fernald & Griscom
Echinochloa pungens (Poir.) Rydb. var. multiflora (Wiegand) Fernald & Griscom
Echinochloa pungens (Poir.) Rydb. var. wiegandii Fassett
Echinochloa wiegandii (Fassett) McNeill & Dore

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