Taxon  Report   10385 
Sorghum bicolor  (L.) Moench  ssp. arundinaceum  (Desv.) de Wet & Harlan
Common wild sorghum
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
Communities:
escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by 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
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SOBIA)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 25, 2016).

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