Common name: Johnsongrass

Latin name: Sorghum halepense L.

Family: Poaceae

Life Cycle: Annual

Type: Grass

Description: Coarse-textured, rhizomatous perennial weed that grows in an erect fashion and does not tolerate close, frequent mowing. Inflorescence is an open panicle and upper surface of leaf has a prominent white midvein.

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