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Job's tears
Coix lacryma-jobi
Coix lacryma-jobi
Job's tears Grass Family
Coix lacryma-jobi Poaceae
common name
  Job's tears
accepted scientific name
  Coix lacryma-jobi L.
rules for finding collection records
  Coix lacryma-jobi (77)
  Coix lachryma-jobi (44)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Dick Culbert
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Asia. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Coix lacryma-jobi   L.   (TSN: 41586, Index: 680)

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Family Names