EPPO Global Database

Bothriochloa saccharoides(ANOSA)

Code created in: 2004-05-24

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ANOSA
  • Preferred name: Bothriochloa saccharoides
  • Authority: (Swartz) Rydberg


Mexico, Caribbean, South America. The species so named in USA is now considered to be B. laguroides (q.v.)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Andropogon saccharoides Swartz
Dichanthium saccharoides (Swartz) Roberty

Common names
Name Language
silver beardgrass English (US)
silver bluestem English (US)
sweet dichanthium English
barbon andropogon French
barbon faux-saccharum French
coiron French
dichanthium faux-saccharum French
barba de plata Spanish (HN)
coirón Spanish (CL)
barboncino zuccherino Italian
capim-bobo Portuguese (BR)
бородач серебряный Russian
mishbal malbin Hebrew
מִשְׁבָּל מַלְבִּין Hebrew