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Cenchrus longispinus

Cenchrus longispinus (Hack.) Fernald

Cenchrus carolinianus Walter

Longspine Sandbur

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyPoaceaeGrasses (but not sedges or rushes)
GenusCenchrusUmberto Quattrocchi says “Greek kenchros “millet”; Latin cenchros, used by Plinius for an Arabian diamond or an unknown kind of precious stone big as a grain of millet”
SpecieslongispinusLong-spined

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Cenchrus longispinus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Cenchrus longispinus (Longspine Sandbur)

10/10/2016 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA ID is uncertain

Cenchrus longispinus (Longspine Sandbur)

6/4/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 6 × 4½" (15 × 12 cm) ID is uncertain

Cenchrus longispinus (Longspine Sandbur)

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm) ID is uncertain

Cenchrus longispinus (Longspine Sandbur)

10/10/2016 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA ID is uncertain

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