Image Number: 1624012

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
A perennial grass introduced into Louisiana in the early 1900s from the Philippines as a potential cattle forage, is becoming a serious weed of row crops and pine plantations in the Gulf Coast Region.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Imperata
Subject: Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image last updated:
Thursday, October 28, 2010