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Last Modified 04/03/2013
Zea Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 971. 1753.
List of Zea Species
References to Zea
- Eubanks, M. W. 2001. The mysterious origin of maize. Econ. Bot. 55: 492-514.
- Holubowicz, R. et.al. 1992. Internal seed structure of selected vegetable species. Acta Botanica Hungarica 37: 267-277.
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.