Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor image
Photographer: Robert R. Kowal           

Robert R. Kowal
Family Poaceae
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor
broom-corn, sorghum
Sorghum: Latinization of Itlaian sorgo, meanig obsure
bicolor: two-colored
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual grass

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Flora of North America  (off site)
Holcus bicolor L.
Holcus sorghum L.
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench var. bicolor
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench var. caffrorum (Retz.) Mohlenbr.
Sorghum caffrorum (Retz.) P.Beauv.
Sorghum cernuum (Ard.) Host
Sorghum dochna (Forssk.) Snowden
Sorghum dochna (Forssk.) Snowden var. technicum (Körn.) Snowden
Sorghum durra (Forssk.) Stapf
Sorghum saccharatum (L.) Moench
Sorghum subglabrescens Schweinf. & Asch.
Sorghum vulgare Pers.
Sorghum vulgare Pers. var. caffrorum (Retz.) F.T.Hubb. & Rehder
Sorghum vulgare Pers. var. durra (Forssk.) F.T.Hubb. & Rehder
Sorghum vulgare Pers. var. roxburghii (Stapf) Haines
Sorghum vulgare Pers. var. saccharatum (L.) Boerl.
Sorghum vulgare Pers. var. technicum (Körn.) Jáv.

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