Taxon  Report   140 
Agrostis capillaris  L.
colonial bent, colonial bentgrass
Agrostis capillaris, a monocot, is a perennial herb 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
Agrostis capillaris
© 2005 Steve Matson
Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or 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 sylvatica
PLANTS: Agrostis tenuis var. aristata
PLANTS: Agrostis tenuis var. hispida
PLANTS: Agrostis tenuis var. pumila
PLANTS: Agrostis vulgaris
TJM2 + PLANTS: Agrostis tenuis
 Information about  Agrostis capillaris  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AGCA5)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 01, 2014).

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