Taxon  Report   2614 
Danthonia pilosa  R. Br.
Purple awned Wallaby Grass, hairy oatgrass
Danthonia pilosa, a monocot, is a perennial herb 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).


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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Danthonia
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Name Status:
Accepted by JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Rytidosperma penicillatum
PLANTS: accepted name: Rytidosperma pilosum
 NOTE: Danthonia pilosa is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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