Sorghum bicolor

Grain Sorghum
Sorghum bicolor

Family: Grass (Poaceae)
AKA: Broomcorn, Milo, Shattercorn, Durra
Photo taken on: October 18, 2011
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Open disturbed soil, roadsides

Escaped from cultivation it grows to 3ft tall in arid conditions with thick, stout stems. The leaves are broad and look like those of maize. The flower head carries two types of flowers, one with loose, slender, drooping branches, the other densely clustered.arrow

Sorghum bicolorSorghum bicolor

Grasses, Sedges & Rushes