Plant is related to corn, or as Britons would say, 'maize'

BY JOHN NELSON
Curator, USC Herbarium
Posted 7/16/17

"I'm as corny as Kansas in August ..."

... Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, lyrics by O. Hammerstein

Well, it's not August yet, and this plant is not exactly corn. But it's close.

This is a grass that you can see basically anywhere in the …

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