Taxon  Report   10370 
Setaria italica  (L.) P. Beauv.
Foxtail bristlegrass
Setaria italica
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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
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Chaetochloa italica
PLANTS: Panicum italicum
PLANTS: Setaria italica bvar. metzgeri
PLANTS: Setaria italica var. metzgeri
PLANTS: Setaria italica var. stramineofructa
More information about  Setaria italica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 13, 2016).

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