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Johnsongrass

Grass Family : ( Poaceae : Andropogoneae )

Latin Name : Sorghum halepense
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Introduced
Value :
Wildlife – good
Livestock – good

Remarks :

Johnsongrass has become a serious weed pest throughout most of Texas. Although frequently grown as a forage crop, this succulent perennial develops cyanogenetic compounds under certain stress conditions and causes prussic-acid poisoning in grazing animals. Fair drought and cold tolerance and reproduces by seed, tillers, and rhizomes. Adapted to a variety of soil textures.

Source: USDA-NRCS

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