Taxon  Report   311 
Ammophila breviligulata  Fern.
American beach grass,  American beachgrass
Ammophila breviligulata, 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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Ammophila
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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 20, 2016).

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