Taxon  Report   10385    
Sorghum bicolor  (L.) Moench  ssp. arundinaceum  (Desv.) de Wet & J. R. Harlan ex Davidse
Common wild sorghum
Sorghum bicolor ssp. arundinaceum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Sorghum
Parent: Sorghum bicolor
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sorghum aethiopicum
PLANTS: Sorghum arundinaceum
PLANTS: Sorghum bicolor var. aethiopicum
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More information about  Sorghum bicolor ssp. arundinaceum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 24, 2020).