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Cenchrus ciliaris
Cenchrus ciliaris
buffelgrass Grass Family
Cenchrus ciliaris Poaceae
common names
  African foxtail grass
accepted scientific name
  Cenchrus ciliaris L.
rules for finding collection records
  Cenchrus ciliaris (136)
  Pennisetum ciliare (1)
family name
  • Poaceae
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native to Africa.

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Cenchrus ciliaris   L.   (TSN: 40574, Index: 535)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names