Taxon  Report   145 
Agrostis gigantea  Roth
Creeping bentgras, giant bentgrass, redtop
Agrostis gigantea, 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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Communities: escaped cultivar, 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 gigantea var. dispar
PLANTS: Agrostis nigra
PLANTS: Agrostis stolonifera ssp. gigantea
PLANTS: Agrostis stolonifera var. major
 Information about  Agrostis gigantea  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGGI2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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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