Sorghum halepense

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Aleppo grass

Sorghum halepense
  • ANPC Rank –
  • Moss, Flora of Alberta – No
  • Global Invasive Species Database – Yes[1]
  • NatureServe Rank – High
  • Haber, Upland – No
  • Haber, Wetland – No
  • CWF, Status & Invasive Range – No
  • Alberta Revegetation Guidelines – No
  • The Nature Conservancy – Yes, w/ ESA
  • CBCN – No
  • AB Weed – No

Remarks

Usually unable to withstand hard frost, but a frost tolerant variety has been seen in ON, extremely invasive. Not reported in Canada anywhere west of ON, but does occur in all western states.


Synonyms:

Holcus halepensis L.

Sorghum miliaceum (Roxb.) Snowden


[2] Link to USDA Plants Profile for Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers.]

[3] Link to USDA Plants Characteristics for Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers.]

[4] Link to NatureServe I-Rank info for Sorghum halepense

[5] Link to Missouri Department of Conservation, Vegetation Management Guide, Johnson Grass [Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers.]

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 1: 121. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.