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Cenchrus spinifex  Cav.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 565054

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): coastal sandbur
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  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - minimum standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusCenchrus L. – sandbur  
                                  SpeciesCenchrus spinifex Cav. – coastal sandbur  

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  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: Cenchrus spinifex   
  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: Cenchrus spinifex   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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