EPPO Global Database

Saccharum spontaneum(SACSP)

Code created in: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SACSP
  • Preferred name: Saccharum spontaneum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Southern Mediterranean, Western Asia, Central Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, Korea, southeast Asia, tropical Africa, Australia. The most widespread of the parent species of S. officinarum (q.v.)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
shatter cane English
sweet cane English
talahibgrass English
thatchgrass English
wild cane English
wild sugarcane English (US)
wilde Zuckerrohr German
canne sauvage French
paja blanca Spanish
paja canalera Spanish
сахарный тростник дикий Russian