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Distribution by County   1842    
Cenchrus longispinus  (Hack.) Fernald
Mat sandbur
Cenchrus longispinus is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California.
There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 04/15/2024).