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Zea mays ssp. mays

Zea

by Science Staff
Not peer reviewed
Last modified: 04/03/2013

Nomenclature

Zea Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 971. 1753.

List of Zea Species

References

References to Zea

General Discussion

Zea may ssp. mays (corn, maize) is a common agricultural species in our area. It is occasionally found adventive in 1st-year old-fields, field edges, and roadsides; but it never forms persisting populations.

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