Taxon  Report   138 
Agrostis avenacea  Gmelin
Pacific bentgrass
Agrostis avenacea, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile).

 

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Bloom Period
Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Agrostis retrofracta
TJM2: Agrostis filiformis
TJM2: Lachnagrostis filiformis
 Information about  Agrostis avenacea  from other sources:
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGAV)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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