molassesgrass USDA PLANTS Symbol: MEMI2
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Melinis minutiflora Beauv.

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): molasses grass, puakatau
Native Range: Africa (BAIL);

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Plant(s); Flowering habit
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); habit
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Plant(s); Seedheads
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Seedheads
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Inflorescences
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Inflorescences
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Inflorescences
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Inflorescences
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Plants
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Inflorescences
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Inflorescence
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Inflorescences
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Faith Campbell, 1998
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
John Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Survey of TNC Preserves, 1995.
University of Hawaii, Botany Department, Hawaiian Alien Plant Studies, 1998