Taxon  Report   2953 
Elytrigia repens  (L.) Desv. ex Nevski  (not an active name)
Quack grass,  Quackgrass
Elytrigia repens
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Elytrigia repens
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Elytrigia repens, 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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Elytrigia repens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elytrigia
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
ICPN + PLANTS accepted name: Elymus repens
NOTE: Elytrigia repens 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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 21, 2018).

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