cogongrass, Imperata cylindrica  (Cyperales: Poaceae) - 1624012

Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv.

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.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Charles T. Bryson
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image Information last updated on Thursday, October 28, 2010