Sorghum Halepense

Sorghum Halepense
Johnson grass John"son grass` [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840-1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass ({Sorghum Halepense}), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and juicy and are eagerly sought by swine. Called also {Cuba grass}, {Means grass}, {Evergreen millet}, and {Arabian millet}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sorghum Halepense — Sorghum Sor ghum, n. [NL., probably of Chinese origin.] (Bot.) (a) A genus of grasses, properly limited to two species, {Sorghum Halepense}, the Arabian millet, or Johnson grass (see {Johnson grass}), and {S. vulgare}, the Indian millet (see… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorghum halepense —   Sorghum halepense …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Sorghum halepense — alepinis sorgas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Sorghum halepense), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje ir Azijos paatogrąžiuose ir atogrąžose. atitikmenys: lot. Sorghum halepense angl. Aleppo grass; Johnsongrass;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Sorghum Halepense — millet mil let (m[i^]l l[e^]t), n. [F., dim. of mil, L. milium; akin to Gr. meli nh, AS. mil.] (Bot.) The name of several cereal and forage grasses which bear an abundance of small roundish grains. The common millets of Germany and Southern… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorghum Halepense — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorghum Halepense — Aleppo grass Aleppo grass (Bot.) One of the cultivated forms of {Andropogon Halepensis} (syn. {Sorghum Halepense}). See {Andropogon}, below. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorghum halepense — ID 79580 Symbol Key SOHA Common Name Johnsongrass Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sorghum halepense — 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 • Syn: ↑Johnson grass, ↑Aleppo grass, ↑means grass, ↑evergreen millet •… …   Useful english dictionary

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