Patagonia Wildflowers
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coastal sandbur
Cenchrus spinifex
Cenchrus spinifex
coastal sandbur Grass Family
Cenchrus spinifex Poaceae
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English common name
  •coastal sandbur
Spanish common names
  •zacate cadillo
  •guizacillo de Cuba
  •ojo de hormiga
accepted scientific name
  •Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
rules for finding collection records
  •Cenchrus incertus (21)
  •Cenchrus pauciflorus (14)
  •Cenchrus roseus (0)
  •Cenchrus spinifex (125)
  •Cenchrus strictus (0)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Luigi Rignanese
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed beginning of November thru 1st week of May

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base