Johnsongrass Sorghum halepense (Linnaeus) PersoonNon-native  -  InvasiveSynonyms: Holcus halepensis,  Johnson Grass.

Status:

"Introduced and naturalized from Eurasia; Syria; in tropical and warmer regions of both hemispheres; Massachusetts to Iowa and Kansas, south to Florida and Texas; west to southern California" (Reed, 1964).

Relationships:

Johnsongrass is a host plant for Eufala Skipper.

There are 50 records in the project database.

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Johnsongrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (10/20/2012). Johnsongrass is considered an invasive species that was introduced to the United States from the Mediterranean region. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in Talbot Co., Maryland (7/5/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (10/20/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/3/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (10/20/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in Kent Co., Maryland (7/17/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (10/20/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in Talbot Co., Maryland (9/15/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in winter in Talbot Co., Maryland (1/1/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Johnsongrass in Talbot Co., Maryland (11/12/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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