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Synonyms for sandbur

grass of the eastern United States and tropical America having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs

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Abundance of arthropods was compared between d and night in 3 fields containing different plants: short and tall sunn hemp, bahiagrass, and sandbur gras.
ANNUAL PERENNIAL GRASSES GRASSES Annual bluegrass Bentgrass Barnyardgrass Bermudagrass Hairy crabgrass Dallisgrass Smooth crabgrass Tall fescue Green foxtail Johnsongrass Yellow foxtail Kikuyugrass Goosegrass Knotgrass Fall panicum Nimblewill Rescuegrass Purple nutsedge * Sandbur Yellow nutsedge * Six-weeks fescue Quackgrass Smutgrass Torpedograss Velvetgrass BROADLEAF WEEDS Creeping beggarweed Wild garlic Pigweed Field bindweed Hawkweed Pineappleweed Bittercress Healall Broadleaf plantain Burdock Henbit Buckhorn plantain Creeping buttercup Ground ivy Common purslane Carpetweed Knapweed Shepherdspurse Wild carrot Knotweed Red sorrel Common chickweed Lambsquarters Speedwells (spp.
Two clavicipitaceous fungi infecting grasses illustrate the case where each host genotype is infected with a single pathogen genotype, Balansia obtecta infecting sandbur grass (Cenchrus echinatus) and Atkinsonella hypoxylon infecting Danthonia spicata (Diehl 1950).
tripsacoides, Cenchrus spinifex coastal sandbur, S.
In many parts of the far Midwest the sandbur creates a vicious obstacle course, along with another bad vegetative citizen, the goathead bur.
sexlineatus are sand-loving species, the former is mostly limited to alluvial deposits (Walker 1987a) whereas the latter is mostly limited to broadly distributed eolian deposits where species of the lizard genus Holbrookia and the sandbur genus Cenchrus are ecological indicators (Paulissen et al.
Depending on the site, species interspersed with little bluestem included dewberry (Rubus riograndis), sandbur (Cenchrus sp.
Highway 281 (Brooks County): sandy roadside with clumps of sandbur, patches of dense grass along a fence row, and mesquite trees in the center of the highway island at the junction of U.
Major subdominants include silver bluestem (Bothriochloa saccharoides), big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii), plains bristlegrass (Setaria leucopila), sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula), Texas wintergrass (Stipa leucotricha), buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides), hairy grama (Bouteloua hirsuta), knotroot bristlegrass (Setaria geniculata), indiangrass (Sorhastrum nutans), eastern gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides), and big sandbur (Cenchrus myosuroides).