Barnyard Grass Echinochloa crus-galli (Linnaeus) BeauvoisNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Panicum crus-galli.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Echinochloa   

Status:

"Common and widespread." (Terrell & Peterson, 2009)
"New Brunswick to Washington, south to Florida and California; Eastern Hemisphere" (Reed, 1964).

Relationships:

Host plant for Long Dash.

There are 175 records in the project database.

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Barnyard Grass in Wicomico Co., Maryland (7/30/2016). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Barnyard Grass growing along a roadside in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/25/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Barnyard Grass in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/10/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Barnyard Grass in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/25/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Barnyard Grass in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/16/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Barnyard Grass in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/2/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Barnyard Grass in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/30/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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