Taxon  Report   4945 
Lolium multiflorum  Lam.
Italian rye grass
Lolium multiflorum, a monocot, is an annual or biennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile).

 

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Bloom Period
Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Lolium
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Name Status:
Accepted by XWALK + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Festuca perennis
PLANTS: accepted name: Lolium perenne ssp. multiflorum
 
 NOTE: Lolium multiflorum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 Information about  Lolium multiflorum  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOPEM2)

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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