Taxon  Report   2614 
Danthonia pilosa  R. Br.  (not an active name; please see Rytidosperma penicillatum)
Hairy oatgrass,  Purple awned wallaby grass
Danthonia pilosa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Danthonia pilosa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Danthonia pilosa, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Danthonia pilosa
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Danthonia
Name Status:
Accepted in 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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2016).

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