Taxon  Report   2953 
Elytrigia repens  (L.) Nevski  (not an active name; please see Elymus repens)
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 [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Elymus repens
NOTE: Elytrigia repens is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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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