Calflora
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.
Cal-IPC classifies this plant as a high risk of becoming invasive in California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Alopecurus pratensis
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Alopecurus
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Alopecurus pratensis
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALPR3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2017).

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