Taxon  Report   260 
Alopecurus geniculatus  L.
Marsh foxtail,  Water foxtail

Alopecurus geniculatus
© 2009 Trent M. Draper
Alopecurus geniculatus
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Alopecurus geniculatus, 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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Alopecurus geniculatus
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Alopecurus
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Alopecurus pallescens
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 29, 2015).

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