Definition of Sorghum halepense

1. Noun. Tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land.

Exact synonyms: Aleppo Grass, Evergreen Millet, Johnson Grass, Means Grass
Generic synonyms: Sorghum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sorghum Halepense

Sorbus sitchensis
Sorbus torminalis
Sorcha
Soren Aabye Kierkegaard
Soren Kierkegaard
Soren Peter Lauritz Sorensen
Sorensen
Sorensen scale
Soret's phenomenon
Soret band
Sorex araneus
Sorex cinereus
Sorex palustris
Sorghum bicolor
Sorghum halapense
Sorghum halepense (current term)
Sorghum vulgare caudatum
Sorghum vulgare rosburghii
Sorghum vulgare technicum
Soricidae
Sorrento
Sorrento work
Sorsby's macular degeneration
Sotadic
Sotadics
Sothis
Sotho
Sotiris
Soto

Literary usage of Sorghum halepense

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"Sorghum halepense Pers. Syn. 1:101. 1805. Sorghum dubium Koch, Linnaea 21:443. 1848. Original specimens from Caucasia, found growing with A. halepensis. ..."

2. General Laws of California, as Amended Up to the End of the Session of 1909 by California (1909)
"An act to prevent the propagation by the production of seed, of that certain plant known as Sorghum halepense, otherwise known as Johnson grass. ..."

3. General Laws of California, as Amended Up to the End of the Extra Session of ...by California, Walter Scott Brann, Richard Maury Sims by California, Walter Scott Brann, Richard Maury Sims (1906)
"It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to sow or disseminate or cause to be sown or disseminated any seed of Sorghum halepense, otherwise known as ..."

4. General Laws of the State of California, as Amended to the End of the by California (1910)
"An act to prevent the propagation by the production of seed, of that certain plant known as Sorghum halepense, otherwise known as Johnson grass. ..."

5. IPM and Biological Control of Plant Pests: Field Crops: Bibliography January by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"84 (2): p. 431- 435; 1991 Apr. Includes references. Language: English Descriptors: Texas; Sorghum bicolor; Sorghum halepense; Spikelets; Growth stages; ..."

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