Enneapogon

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bottle washers
pappus grass
Enneapogon nigricans.jpg
Enneapogon nigricans
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Enneapogon

Type species
Enneapogon desvauxii
Synonyms[2][3]
  • Pappophorum sect. Enneapogon (Desv. ex P. Beauv.) Hack.
  • Pappophorum sect. Enneapogon (Desv. ex P. Beauv.) Trin.
  • Calotheria Wight & Arn. ex Steud.

Enneapogon is a cosmopolitan genus of plants in the grass family.[2][4][5]

They are generally known as niggerheads, bottle washers or pappus grass. These perennial grass species are found in tropical and warm temperate areas. They have small, narrow inflorescences.[6][7][8]

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  • Clayton, W.D.; Vorontsova, M.S.; Harman, K.T.; Williamson, H. "Enneapogon". GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.