Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind

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The Excellent SorghumThe Excellent Sorghum
April 25, 2016

Sorghum is in the grass family and is closely related to corn. In fact, when it's young it is nearly impossible to differentiate it from corn. If anyone ever tells you they have volunteer corn in their garden, you can sound smart by guessing that it's sorghum.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Volunteer plant needs ID by IJsbrandtGA Aug 14, 2017 6:32 AM 16
What is this? by chelsead Apr 29, 2016 6:12 AM 4
unknown grass by jmorth Aug 12, 2013 2:01 PM 9
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