Taxon  Report   159 
Agrostis variabilis  Rydb.
Mountain bentgrass,  Mountain redtop
Agrostis variabilis
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Agrostis variabilis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis variabilis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis variabilis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Agrostis variabilis
© 2002 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Agrostis rossiae
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PLANTS: Agrostis rossiae
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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