Narrowleaf Cowwheat (Melampyrum lineare)

  • Narrowleaf Cowwheat (Melampyrum Lineare)
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  • Narrowleaf Cowwheat (Melampyrum Lineare)
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  • Narrowleaf Cowwheat (Melampyrum Lineare)
    Credit: Jomegat | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL

Melampyrum Lineare, or more commonly know as Narrowleaf Cowwheat, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Melampyrum. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Melampyrum Lineare or Narrowleaf Cowwheat's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Melampyrum
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (R) OH (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (American cow-wheat) OH (cow-wheat)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FACU) 3(FAC-) 9(FAC)

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