Taxon  Report   6083 
Paspalum dilatatum  Poiret
Dallis grass,  Dallisgrass
Paspalum dilatatum
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Paspalum dilatatum
© 2002 Ann Dennis
Paspalum dilatatum
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
Paspalum dilatatum, 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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Paspalum dilatatum
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Paspalum
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.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Paspalum dilatatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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