Taxon  Report   10385 
Sorghum bicolor  (L.) Moench  ssp. arundinaceum  (Desv.) de Wet & J. R. Harlan ex Davidse
Common wild sorghum
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Sorghum bicolor ssp. arundinaceum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Sorghum
Parent Record Sorghum bicolor
escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Sorghum aethiopicum
PLANTS: Sorghum arundinaceum
PLANTS: Sorghum bicolor var. aethiopicum
PLANTS: Sorghum bicolor var. virgatum
PLANTS: Sorghum lanceolatum
PLANTS: Sorghum verticilliflorum
PLANTS: Sorghum virgatum
More information about  Sorghum bicolor ssp. arundinaceum
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 26, 2018).

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