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Eriochloa contracta
prairie cupgrass Grass Family
Eriochloa contracta Poaceae
common name
  prairie cupgrass
accepted scientific name
  Eriochloa contracta Hitchc.
rules for finding collection records
  Eriochloa contracta (502)
family name
Image Author: Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru end of October
Native to the central US and naturalized in areas to the east and west, where it is often a weed

How Likely at this Location (21%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (5)
U of Michigan Herbarium (2)
Kansas Native (10)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
base map where plant found
mag select

grid lines base