Taxon  Report   9417 
Sorghum bicolor  (L.) Moench  ssp. bicolor 
Grain sorghum
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Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.

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Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Sorghum
Parent Record Sorghum bicolor
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PLANTS: Holcus bicolor
PLANTS: Sorghum vulgare var. technicum
PLANTS: Sorghum vulgare var. saccharatum
PLANTS: Sorghum vulgare var. roxburghii
PLANTS: Sorghum vulgare var. durra
PLANTS: Sorghum vulgare var. caffrorum
PLANTS: Sorghum subglabrescens
PLANTS: Sorghum saccharatum
PLANTS: Sorghum nervosum
PLANTS: Sorghum guineense
PLANTS: Sorghum durra
PLANTS: Sorghum dochna
PLANTS: Sorghum dochna var. technicum
PLANTS: Sorghum cernuum
PLANTS: Sorghum caudatum
PLANTS: Sorghum caffrorum
PLANTS: Sorghum bicolor var. caffrorum
PLANTS: Holcus sorghum
PLANTS: Sorghum vulgare
More information about  Sorghum bicolor ssp. bicolor
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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 10, 2016).

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