Taxon  Report   259 
Alopecurus carolinianus  Walt.
Carolina foxtail
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Alopecurus carolinianus, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Alopecurus carolinianus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Alopecurus
agricultural weed, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Alopecurus macounii
PLANTS: Alopecurus ramosus
More information about  Alopecurus carolinianus
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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 27, 2016).

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