Mossman river grass. Cenchrus echinatus L. Accepted name Mossman river grass ... Cenchrus echinatus var. ex Hemsl.) It is native to North and South America. Cenchrus echinatus is a species of grass known by the common names southern sandbur, spiny sandbur, southern sandspur, and in Australia, Mossman River grass. Common name; English: ... Media in category "Cenchrus echinatus" The following 200 files are in this category, out of 204 total. For example, Mossman River grass (Cenchrus echinatus) is listed among the top ten environmental weeds in the Kimberley and Pilbara coastal regions of Western Australia. It is also regarded as an environmental weed in the New South Wales north coast region and in south-eastern Queensland, where it appears on the list of the top 200 invasive plants. Cenchrus echinatus L. 1753. pronounced: KENCK-russ eck-in-AH-tuss (Poaceae — the grass family)common names: Mossman River grass, Mossman River burr. Common names are from state and federal lists. Cenchrus echinatus burr4 (6923220592).jpg 2,048 × 1,536; 376 KB. Leaves with sheath keeled, margins glabrous or pilose; ligule reduced to a densely ciliate rim; blade 3–12 mm wide, glabrous to pubescent, scabrid. Scientific Name: Cenchrus echinatus L. Family: Gramineae (Poaceae), Grass Family . ... Common Names. Cenchrus echinatus is a species of grass known by the common names southern sandbur, spiny sandbur, southern sandspur, and in Australia, Mossman River grass. Cenchrus echinatus Torr. It is a clump-forming annual grass growing up to 80 cm tall. The ligule is a fringe of hairs. brevisetus (E.Fourn. Cenchrus echinatus L. Cenchrus echinatus Cav. Cram-cram (Nouvelle-Calédonie) 0. Common Name: Southern Sandspur (Southern Sandbur) Grassbur. For more information, visit the MTMC project page. Invasive Class 3. Cenchrus echinatus A.Rich. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds . Common name: Mossman River Grass. You may often hear people call it the southern sandbur, spiny sandbur, or southern sandspur. The most common type of sandbur found in North America goes by the scientific name of Cenchrus Echinatus. Cenchrus is from the Greek κεγχρος (kengchros), millet; echinatus is from εχινος (echinos), the sea-urchin, the hedgehog – prickly.The Mossman River runs through the spectacular Mossman Gorge near Port Douglas, Far North Queensland. Accepted Name Source; Cenchrus echinatus L. UKSI Common Name Source; Spiny Sandbur preferred: UKSI Gwrychwellt Pigog Welsh local: UKSI Classification unranked Biota kingdom Plantae phylum Tracheophyta class Magnoliopsida order Poales family Poaceae genus Cenchrus species Cenchrus echinatus. . The leaves occur with or without hairs and measure up to 12 mm wide. (previous page) Cenchrus echinatus base1 (7069298929).jpg 3,000 × 2,250; 1.47 MB. Synonym. English. The ligules are up to 1.6 mm long. SEEDLING The blades are flat and like sandpaper on the upper surface (Plate: seedling ). Cenchrus echinatus Steud. ex Döll Cenchrus echinatus Duss, 1897 Cenchrus echinatus Steud. Cenchrus echinatus L. APNI* Description: Tufted annual to 0.9 m high. French. Most Troublesome / Most Common Agricultural Weed List This map identifies those states that consider this species either most troublesome or most common in at least one commodity. Scribn. Creoles and pidgins; Herbe a cateaux. It is native to North and South America. 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