Taxon  Report   2925 
Eleusine tristachya  (Lam.) Lam.
Three spiked goosegrass,  Threespike goosegrass
Eleusine tristachya
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Eleusine tristachya
© 2008 Steve Matson
Eleusine tristachya
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Eleusine tristachya, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Eleusine tristachya
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Eleusine
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cynosurus tristachyus
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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 22, 2016).

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