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Liliopsida > Cyperales > Poaceae > Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv.

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests - USDA Forest Service
Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States - USDA Forest Service
Domestic Programs Pest Evaluation - USDA APHIS PPQ

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:2734037
Description:Foliage
Photographer:G. Keith Douce, The University of Georgia
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Number:1237049
Description:Seed head
Photographer:Wilson H. Faircloth, Auburn University
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Number:1148078
Description:Seed head
Photographer:Charles T. Bryson, USDA ARS
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Number:0016152
Description:Plant base and rhizomes in September
Photographer:James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service
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Number:1237046
Description:Pointed rhizome
Photographer:Wilson H. Faircloth, Auburn University
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Number:2308090
Description:Pointed rhizome
Photographer:John Byrd, Mississippi State University
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Number:2308091
Description:Rhizomes
Photographer:John Byrd, Mississippi State University
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Number:2308082
Description:Clump of rhizomes
Photographer:Craig Ramsey, University of Florida-Milton
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Number:2308097
Description:Clump of rhizomes
Photographer:John Byrd, Mississippi State University
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Number:2308092
Description:Collar region
Photographer:John Byrd, Mississippi State University
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Number:0908094
Description:Plants
Photographer:Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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Number:1624012
Description:Infestation in young pine stand
Photographer:Charles T. Bryson, USDA ARS
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Number:3970058
Description:A severe infestation in a longleaf pine upland in central Florida
Photographer:James R. Meeker, USDA Forest Service
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Number:1237047
Description:Large infestation
Photographer:Wilson H. Faircloth, Auburn University
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Number:1237048
Description:Roadside infestation
Photographer:Wilson H. Faircloth, Auburn University
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Number:2308083
Description:Distinctive circular infestations in harvest stand
Photographer:Craig Ramsey, University of Florida-Milton
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Number:1237050
Description:Comparative morphology
Photographer:Ludovic Capo-chichi, Auburn University
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Number:1237063
Description:Planted "Red Baron" variety
Photographer:David H. Teem, Auburn University
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Description:Reported Distribution Map
Source:USDA APHIS PPQ

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Plant Protection and Quarantine. 2000. Federal Noxious Weed List. USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/weeds/
  • Invasive Exotic Plant Species of Management Concern, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, May 18, 2001 - http://www.se-eppc.org/fslist.cfm
  • Florida Noxious Weeds, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    http://doacs.state.fl.us/~pi/5b-57.htm
  • Proposed Exotic Pest Plant Species for Georgia, Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, August 12, 1999 - http://www.gaeppc.org/exotalk1.html
  • Mississippi's 10 Worst Invasive Weeds - http://msucares.com/pubs/misc/m1194.pdf
  • Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia - http://www.dcr.state.va.us/dnh/invlist.pdf
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=IMCY

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USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.