Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Cenchrus longispinus (Hack.) Fernald image
Photographer: Dennis W. Woodland           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Poaceae
Cenchrus longispinus (Hack.) Fernald
field sandbur, innocent-weed, mat sandbur, sandbur
Cenchrus: ancient Greek name of "Setaria italica"
longispinus: longus for "long, extended;" spina for "spine"
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Status: Native
Plant: annual grass

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Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
There are no synonyms for this taxon.

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