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Echinochloa frumentacea Link billion-dollar grass

Symbol: ECFR
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status:
  
  
Synonyms:
  ECCRE2 Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. ssp. edulis Hitchc.
  ECCRF Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. var. frumentacea (Roxb.) W. Wight
  PAFR4 Panicum frumentaceum Roxb., non Salisb.
Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:
AL, CA, DC, IL, KY, MO, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, WI
Classification:
     
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass   Commelinidae
Order   Cyperales
Family   Poaceae – Grass family
Genus   Echinochloa P. Beauv. – cockspur grass
Species   Echinochloa frumentacea Link – billion-dollar grass
Introduced Information: This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts.

Source: USDA



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