Calflora
Taxon  Report   1842    
Cenchrus longispinus  (Hack.) Fernald
Mat sandbur
Cenchrus longispinus, a monocot, 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.
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Observation Search
(102 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Cenchrus

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSCenchrus carolinianus
More information about  Cenchrus longispinus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/18/2021).