Calflora
Taxon  Report   10370    
Setaria italica  (L.) P. Beauv.
Foxtail bristlegrass
Setaria italica
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Setaria italica, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.

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Setaria italica
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Setaria

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chaetochloa italica
PLANTS: Panicum italicum
PLANTS: Setaria italica bvar. metzgeri
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More information about  Setaria italica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SEIT)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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