Urochloa reptans

Species:Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf
Common Name:Sprawling Signalgrass; Sprawling Liverseed Grass
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Growth Habit:Herb
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Urochloa
Species Urochloa reptans (L.) Stapf - Sprawling Signalgrass; Sprawling Liverseed Grass


Citation Urochloa reptans (Linnaeus) Stapf, Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 601. 1920.
Basionym: Panicum reptans L. 1759.
Type: Without data, Browne [upper specimen] (lectotype: LINN 80.52). Lectotypified by Veldkamp in Blumea 41 : 427. 1996.

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Brachiaria reptans    
Panicum grossarium    
Panicum prostratum    
Panicum reptans    

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Mobile

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UNA

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UNA00003849 Mobile s.d. Zimmer, Carl
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