Coastal Sandbur
Cenchrus incertus M. A. CurtisPoaceae

common name synonyms: Field Sandbur, Sandbur, Coast Sandbur, Southern Sandbur, Spiny Burrgrass

scientific name synonyms: C. spinifex, C. parviceps, C. pauciflorus

subclass: Monocotyledoneae

superorder: Commelinidae

order: Poales

growth form: herb, grass

life history: annual, perennial

level of invasiveness: naturalized

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: Yes

type of introduction: Accidental

number of vectors: 2.0

introduced range: Mediterranean, France, Israel, Britain

native range: Tropical America, Warm-Temperate America

notes: naturalized, found in disturbed ground, native to trop. and warm-temp. Amer.; Dafni: direct import into Israel; a wool casual, also cultivated from bird seed; weed in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay, etc.

invasiveness notes: naturalized

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth