Poaceae Barnhart(=Gramineae) (The Grass Family) 152 species from the Poaceae family are recorded from the Maltese Islands.
English name(s) :
Sticky Bristle Grass, Burr Bristle Grass
Maltese name(s) :
Xrika komuni, Xrika tas-sajf
Status for Malta :
Naturalised Alien. Species that was introduced in Malta after year 1492 (Columbus' discovery of the New World)
and spreads and integrates to form established, non-invasive populations.
Species may become become invasive if it widespreads rapidly.
Very Common Common Frequent Scarce Rare Very rare Extinct
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Species Images (4 images)
Setaria verticillata - Image Code: SETVC-0.
Setaria verticillata - Image Code: SETVC-1.
Setaria verticillata - Image Code: SETVC-2.
Setaria verticillata - Image Code: SETVC-3.
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