Taxon  Report   140 
Agrostis capillaris  L.
Colonial bentgrass
Agrostis capillaris
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Agrostis capillaris
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis capillaris
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis capillaris, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Agrostis capillaris
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Communities:
escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Agrostis sylvatica
PLANTS: Agrostis tenuis var. aristata
PLANTS: Agrostis tenuis var. hispida
PLANTS: Agrostis tenuis var. pumila
PLANTS: Agrostis vulgaris
TJM2 + PLANTS: Agrostis tenuis
More information about  Agrostis capillaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 12, 2016).

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