Taxon  Report   145 
Agrostis gigantea  Roth
Creeping bentgras,  Giant bentgrass, Redtop
Agrostis gigantea
© 2011 Barry Breckling
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Agrostis gigantea
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis gigantea, 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 gigantea
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Communities:
escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Agrostis gigantea var. dispar
PLANTS: Agrostis nigra
PLANTS: Agrostis stolonifera ssp. gigantea
PLANTS: Agrostis stolonifera var. major
More information about  Agrostis gigantea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (AGGI2)

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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: Oct 01, 2016).

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