Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv.

Barnyard Grass


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CW = 0
MOC = 73

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Family - Poaceae/Paniceae

Stems - No info. yet.

Echinochloa_crus-galli_node.jpg Node of stem.

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Echinochloa_crus-galli_base.jpg Base of plant.

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Leaves - No info. yet.

Echinochloa_crus-galli_leaf_base1.jpg Leaf base...

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Echinochloa_crus-galli_leaf_base2.jpg ...from below.

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Flowers - No info. yet.

Echinochloa_crus-galli_flowers.jpg Flowers.

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Echinochloa_crus-galli_hairs.jpg Hairs of inflorescence with pustular bases.

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Flowering - July - November.

Habitat - Bottoms, moist prairies, pond margins, streambanks, sandy disturbed sites, pastures, cultivated areas, roadsides, railroads.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This species can be found scattered throughout Missouri. There are 5 species of Echinochloa in Missouri and they can be difficult to distinguish. A lens or dissecting scope is necessary to see the fine details necessary to identify individual species.

Photographs taken in Springfield, MO., 7-18-03.