Fishes of Nationa Park of American Samoa

Family Name Listing

Class: Dicotyledonae, Family: Poaceae
Grass family

Scientific Name Samoan Name Common Name Photo TSN Park Status Abundance Residency Nativity
Axonopus compressus broadleaf carpetgrass Axonopus compressus. broadleaf carpetgrassAxonopus compressus. broadleaf carpetgrass 41465 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Axonopus fissifolius Louisiana grass, carpetgrass, mat grass, narrowleaved carpetgrass Axonopus fissifolius. narrowleaf carpetgrassAxonopus fissifolius. narrowleaf carpetgrass 193433 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Bothriochloa bladhii Australian beardgrass, Caucasian bluestem Bothriochloa bladhii. Australian beardgrass 41484 Present in Park Uncommon Non-Native
Brachiaria mutica para grass; California grass Brachiaria mutica. para grass. California grass 41521 Present in Park Uncommon Non-Native
Brachiaria paspaloides -504228 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Brachiaria subquadripara tropical signalgrass 41517 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Cenchrus agrimonioides = C. calyculatus . kamanomano Cenchrus agrimonoides. kamanomanoCenchrus agrimonoides. kamanomano -504245 Historic   Native
Cenchrus echinatus vao tuitui burgrass, common sandbur, field sandbur, southern sandbur Cenchrus enchinatus. vao tuitui. common sandbur 40575 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Centotheca lappacea sefa 507281 Present in Park Common Native
Chloris barbata swollen fingergrass Chloris barbata. swollen fingergrassChloris barbata. swollen fingergrass 565064 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Chloris radiata radiate fingergrass Chloris radiata. radiate fingergrassChloris radiata. radiate fingergrass 41570 Probably Present Rare Non-Native
Chrysopogon aciculatus golden beardgrass, Mackie's pest, golden false beardgrass, seed grass Chrysopogon aciculatus. golden beardgrassChrysopogon aciculatus. golden beardgrass 41579 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Coix lacryma-jobi sanasana Job's tears Coix lacryma-jobi. sanasana. Job's tearsCoix lacryma-jobi. sanasana. Job's tears 41586 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Cymbopogon refractus barbwire grass Cymbopogon refractus. barbwire grassCymbopogon refractus. barbwire grass 41614 Present in Park Rare Unknown
Cynodon dactylon common bermudagrass, devilgrass, Cynodon dactylon. bermudagrass 41619 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Cyrtococcum oxyphyllum -504284 Present in Park Common Native
Cyrtococcum trigonum -504285 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Durban crowsfoot grass, Egyptian grass, crowfoot grass Dactyloctenium aegyptium. crowfoot grassDactyloctenium aegyptium. crowfoot grass 41630 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Digitaria ciliaris = D. henryi Henry's crabgrass, fingergrass, smooth crabgrass, southern crabgrass, tropical crabgrass Digitaria ciliaris. Henry's crabgrassDigitaria ciliaris. Henry's crabgrass 40619 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Digitaria horizontalis Jamaican crabgrass 40634 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Digitaria radicosa trailing crabgrass 506945 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Digitaria setigera East Indian crabgrass Digitaria setigera. East Indian crabgrassDigitaria setigera. East Indian crabgrass 40659 Present in Park Common Native
Digitaria violascens violet crabgrass 502065 Present in Park Uncommon Non-Native
Echinochloa colona Jungle ricegrass, jungle rice, watergrass Echinochloa colona. jungle ricegrassEchinochloa colona. jungle ricegrass 40670 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Eleusine indica ta'ata'a Indian goosegrass, crowsfoot grass, goosegrass, wiregrass Eleusine indica. ta'ata'a. goosegrass 41692 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Eragrostis pilosa Indian lovegrass Eragrostis sp. Indian lovegrass 40755 Probably Present Uncommon Non-Native
Eragrostis tenella =
E. amabilis
Japanese lovegrass Eragrostis tenella. lovegrassEEragrostis tenella. lovegrassEragrostis sp. lovegrass 40765 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Eriochloa procera Eriochloa proceraEriochloa procera 41727 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Imperata conferta -502460 Present in Park Uncommon Native
Ischaemum murainagrass 41796 Probably Present Uncommon Native
Ischaemum indicum Indian murainagrass 41798 Probably Present Common Non-Native
Ischaemum murinum -504372 Present in Park Uncommon Native
Ischaemum stokesii -504373 Present in Park Rare Native
Lepturopetium sp. -504391 Probably Present Rare Native
Lepturopetium cf. marshallense -9732401 Present in Park Rare Native
Lepturus repens Pacific Island thintail Lepturus repens. Pacific Island thintail 42301 Present in Park Common Native
Melinis minutiflora molasses grass Melinis minutiflora. molasses grassMelinis minutiflora. molasses grass 41863 Probably Present Uncommon Non-Native
Microstegium glabratum -504438 Probably Present Uncommon Non-Native
Miscanthus floridulus Japanese silvergrass, Pacific Island silvergrass, sawgrass, swordgrass, 41871 Present in Park Common Native
Oplismenus compositus sefa? basket grass, running mountaingrass 41967 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Oplismenus hirtellus bristle basketgrass Oplismenus hirtellus. bristle basketgrassOplismenus hirtellus. bristle basketgrass 41968 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Paspalum cartilagineum Paspalum cartilagineum -9748761 Present in Park Non-Native
Paspalum conjugatum vao lima Hilo grass, sour grass, ti grass Paspalum conjugatum. vao lima. Hilo grassPaspalum conjugatum. vao lima. Hilo grass 41015 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Paspalum dilatatum dallas grass, water grass Paspalum dilatatum. water grassPaspalum dilatatum. water grass 40997 Probably Present Uncommon Non-Native
Paspalum fimbriatum Panama crowngrass Paspalum fimbriatum. Panama crowngrassPaspalum fimbriatum. Panama crowngrass 41019 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Paspalum orbiculare Paspalum orbicularePaspalum orbiculare 41056 Present in Park Common Native
Paspalum paniculatum arrocillo 41052 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Paspalum setaceum fringeleaf paspalum, sand paspalum, slender crown grass, thin paspalum Paspalum setaceum. fringeleaf paspalumPaspalum setaceum. fringeleaf paspalum 41042 Present in Park Occasional Non-Native
Paspalum urvillei Vasey grass Paspalum urvillei. Vasey grassPaspalum urvillei. Vasey grass 41043 Probably Present Uncommon Non-Native
Paspalum vaginatum seashore paspalum Paspalum vaginatum. seashore paspalumPaspalum vaginatum. seashore paspalum 41044 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Pennisetum purpureum vao povi elephant grass, merker grass, napier grass, Pennisetum purpureum. vao povi. elephant grassPennisetum purpureum. vao povi. elephant grass 42004 Probably Present Occasional Non-Native
Sacciolepis indica

Glenwood grass

Sacciolepis indica. Glenwood grassSacciolepis indica. Glenwood grass 41228 Probably Present Uncommon Non-Native
Schizostachyum glaucifolium 'ohe bamboo Schizostachyum glaucifolium. 'ohe. bambooSchizostachyum glaucifolium. 'ohe. bamboo 42307 Unconfirmed Non-Native
Setaria glauca pearl millet, pigeongrass, wild millet, yellow bristlegrass, yellow foxtail 565884 Probably Present Occasional Non-Native
Sorghum sudanense 521835 Probably Present Uncommon Non-Native
Sporobolus diander tussock dropseed Sporobolus diander. tussock dropseed 42152 Present in Park Common Non-Native
Stenotaphrum micranthum Stenotaphrum micanthum -504546 Present in Park Uncommon Native
Stenotaphrum secundatum St. Augustine grass Stenotaphrum secundatum. St. Augustine grass 42157 Probably Present Uncommon Non-Native
Thuarea involuta Kuroiwa grass Thuarea involuta. Kuroiwa grass 507205 Present in Park Occasional Native
Zoysia matrella var. pacifica Manila grass Zoysia matrella. Manila grass 566350 Present in Park No data Non-Native
Zoysia tenuifolia Mascarene grass 42275 Present in Park Common Non-Native

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