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Sorghum halepense  (L.) Pers.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42111

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Holcus halepensis L.
    Sorghum miliaceum (Roxb.) Snowden
    Andropogon arundinaceus Scop.
    Andropogon controversus Steud.
    Andropogon halepensis (L.) Brot.
    Andropogon miliaceus Roxb.
    Blumenbachia halepensis (L.) Koeler
    Milium halepense (L.) Cav.
    Rhaphis halepensis (L.) Roberty
    Sorghum controversum (Steud.) Snowden
    Sorgum halepense (L.) Pers.
    Trachypogon avenaceus Nees
    Andropogon halepensis ssp. anatherus Piper
    Andropogon sorghum ssp. halepensis (L.) Hack.
    Andropogon halepensis var. genuinus Stapf
    Andropogon halepensis var. muticus (Hack.) Asch. & Graebn.
    Andropogon sorghum var. corymbosus Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. halepensis (L.) Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum var. perennis Bertoni
    Sorghum halepense var. genuinum Hack.
    Sorghum halepense var. halepense (L.) Pers.
    Sorghum halepense var. muticum (Hack.) Hayek
    Sorghum halepense var. muticum (Hack.) Parodi
    Sorghum saccharatum var. halapense (L.) Kuntze
    Andropogon sorghum subvar. genuinus Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum subvar. leiocladus Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum subvar. muticus Hack.
    Andropogon sorghum subvar. trachycladus Hack.
    Sorghum halepense f. halepense (L.) Pers.
    Sorghum halepense f. muticum (Hack.) C.E. Hubb.
  Common Name(s): Johnsongrass
    Johnson grass
    aleppo milletgrass
    herbe de Cuba
    sorgho d'Alep
    sorgo de alepo
    zacate Johnson
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusSorghum Moench – sorghum  
                                  SpeciesSorghum halepense (L.) Pers. – Johnsongrass, Johnson grass, aleppo milletgrass, herbe de Cuba, sorgho d'Alep, sorgo de alepo, zacate Johnson  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Sorghum halepense   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sorghum halepense   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Sorghum halepense   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sorghum halepense   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sorghum halepense   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  






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