Setaria faberi R.A.W. Herrm.
Nodding Foxtail, Chinese Foxtail, Giant Foxtail
Family - Poaceae
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Flowering - July - October.
Habitat - Riverbanks, cultivated fields, gravel bars, old fields, roadsides, railroads.
Origin - Native to Asia.
Other info. - This introduced weed can be found throughout Missouri. Seed of this plant found its way to the U.S. in other grain in the 1920s. It has since spread to much of the eastern U.S.
Photographs taken at Logan Creek, Reynolds County, MO., 6-29-03.