Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Echinochloa muricata (P.Beauv.) Fernald var. muricata image
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Family Poaceae
Echinochloa muricata (P.Beauv.) Fernald var. muricata
barnyard grass, cockspur grass, 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
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P.Beauv. f. longiseta (Trin.) Farw.
Echinochloa muricata (P.Beauv.) Fernald var. ludoviciana Wiegand
Echinochloa pungens (Poir.) Rydb.
Echinochloa pungens (Poir.) Rydb. var. ludoviciana (Wiegand) Fernald & Griscom

         
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