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Cogongrass

Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv.

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Imperata cylindrica (Cogongrass) is a species of perennial grass in the family True grasses. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, eastern north america, Philippines, Thailand, Asia, and Japan. Cogongrass has simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Hypotrigona ruspolii (Magretti 1898). Cogongrass is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 4.3 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of cogongrass. View this species on GBIF