Taxon  Report   7691 
Sorghum halepense  (L.) Pers.
Johnsongrass
Sorghum halepense
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Sorghum halepense
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Sorghum halepense
© 2014 Robert F Norris
Sorghum halepense, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Sorghum halepense
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Sorghum
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Holcus halepensis
PLANTS: Sorghum miliaceum
More information about  Sorghum halepense
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UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SOHA)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: Feb 13, 2016).

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