Taxon  Report   156 
Agrostis stolonifera  L.
Creeping bentgrass,  Redtop
Agrostis stolonifera
© 2009 Barry Rice
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Agrostis stolonifera
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis stolonifera, a monocot, is a perennial grass 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 / CalWeedMapper).

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Agrostis stolonifera
© 2008 Keir Morse
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.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Agrostis alba var. stolonifera
PLANTS: Agrostis maritima
PLANTS: Agrostis palustris
PLANTS: Agrostis stolonifera var. compacta
PLANTS: Agrostis stolonifera var. palustris
TJM2 + PLANTS: Agrostis alba var. palustris
More information about  Agrostis stolonifera
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGST2)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

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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 08, 2016).

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