mission grass
Pennisetum polystachion (Linnaeus) Schultes

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EDDMapS Distribution

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State Regulated List

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Pennisetum
Subject: Pennisetum polystachion (Linnaeus) Schultes

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Thin napiergrass, West Indian pennisetum, Feather pennisetum, missiongrass, queue de chat

Related Scientific Names:
Pennisetum polystachyon (Linnaeus) Schultes (Synonym)
Pennisetum setosum (Linnaeus) Schultes (Synonym)


Plants - Grass or Grasslike