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Last updated 5/20/2009 by David Giblin.
Cynosurus cristatus L.[FNA24, HC, HC2]
crested dogtail

Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 72. 1753.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Cynosurus cristatus is a European native that is now established in North America. It grows in a wide range of soils in dry or damp habitats. In Europe it is used for fodder and pasture, especially for sheep, but in North America it is regarded as a weedy species. It is self-incompatible."

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