University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00366047
Taxon: Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   4611   
Date: 18 March 1957
Locality: United States, Texas, Cameron, Side of highway at brick-plant north of Olmito, Texas. Elev. 10 m.
Habitat and Description: Habit: an erect grass. Habitat: along roadside. Annual. Soil: clay. Flowers: on terminal spikes. Color: reddish. Open: during the day. Leaves: erect, narrow, smooth. Long pointed. Fruit: brownish. Bark: greenish. Roots: perennial. It may be an escape from cultivation.
Specimen Images
Record Id: e79720bc-5df4-4ed0-8a82-f1b740ef1081
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
No comments have been submitted
New Comment
Login to leave a comment.