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(First upload on December 28 2012. Last on November 28 2018) [ 日本語 | English ]

Andropogon virginicus L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Andropogon L. (メリケンカルカヤ)
Merikenkarukaya (メリケンカルカヤ, 米利堅刈萱), broomsedge bluestem (and others)
Lifeform: weedy, turfed, perennial grass
Distribution: native to southwestern North America

immigrated to western and central Japan, invasive species to various countries
reported from Aichi Prefecture in 1940s
invasive species

Habitat: arable lands (open spaces), croplands, etc.
Seed dispersal: wind
索引

Andropogon virginicus in Japan


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ST4 ST5
[1] near a ditch at a parking lot in front of the arrival gate of Kobe Airport on September 18 2012. [2-5] along the inner moat of Edo Castle, Tokyo, on October 19 2018.

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