Calflora
Taxon  Report   4201 
Holcus lanatus  L.
Common velvetgrass,  Velvet grass, Velvetgrass
Holcus lanatus
© 2018 Julian Geoghegan
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Holcus lanatus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Holcus lanatus
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Holcus lanatus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Holcus lanatus
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Holcus
Communities:
escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Nothoholcus lanatus
More information about  Holcus lanatus
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (HOLA)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 23, 2018).

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