Foxtail Bristlegrass Setaria italica (Linnaeus) BeauvoisNon-native    Synonyms: Chaetochloa italica, Chaetochloa italica var. germanica, Foxtail Millet.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Setaria   

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Foxtail Bristlegrass is a cultivated grass that escapes to roadsides (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

"Introduced from Eurasia; cultivated in warmer parts of the United States, especially from Nebraska to Texas" (Reed, 1964).

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Foxtail Bristlegrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (9/7/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Foxtail Bristlegrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/6/2011). Determined by M.T. Strong, US National Herbarium. Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Foxtail Bristlegrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/9/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)


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