sudangrass USDA PLANTS Symbol: SOBID
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Sorghum bicolor ssp. drummondii (Nees ex Steud.) de Wet & Harlan

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): broom-corn, Drummond broomcorn, Drummond's broomcorn, shattercane
Native Range: NBE

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Harvesting;
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Harvesting; Cutting sudangrass.  August 1995
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Harvesting; Mowed and windrowed for drying prior to bailing.  May 1995
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Harvesting; Mowed and windrowed for drying prior to bailing.  May 1995
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Research; Field experiment evaluating possible allelopathy of sudangrass residue on subsequent crop of lettuce.  Here randomized plots are mowed to allow different duration of residue decomposition prior to planting lettuce.  September 1995
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); After cutting for hay, sudangrass stubble will be incorporated into the soil prior to planting a subsequent crop; August 1995
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Sudangrass. August 1996
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Harvesting; Bales of sudangrass hay. October 1996
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Product; Bale of sudangrass hay. October 1996
Gerald Holmes, Valent USA Corporation, Bugwood.org
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Spikelet(s); Spikelets in ventral view. Similar to an FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Caryopses in dorsal view (left and middle) and ventral view (right). Similar to an FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Caryopses in side view. Embryos facing left. Similar to an FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, 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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Invasive Listing Sources:
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, 1994.
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005