Taxon  Report   6415 
Phalaris angusta  Nees
Timothy canarygrass
Phalaris angusta
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Phalaris angusta
© 2011 Steve Matson
Phalaris angusta, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Phalaris angusta
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Phalaris
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Phalaris intermedia var. angustata
TJM2: Phalaris intermedia var. angusta
More information about  Phalaris angusta
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 25, 2016).

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