Taxon  Report   262 
Alopecurus pratensis  L.
Meadow foxtail
Alopecurus pratensis
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
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Alopecurus pratensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Alopecurus pratensis
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Alopecurus pratensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Alopecurus pratensis
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Alopecurus
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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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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