Taxon  Report   6416 
Phalaris aquatica  L.
Bulbous canarygrass,  Harding grass
Phalaris aquatica
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Phalaris aquatica
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Phalaris aquatica
© 2001 CDFA
Phalaris aquatica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Phalaris aquatica
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Phalaris
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Phalaris tuberosa var. hirtiglumis
TJM2: Phalaris bulbosa
TJM2: Phalaris commutata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Phalaris stenoptera
TJM2 + PLANTS: Phalaris tuberosa var. stenoptera
TJM2 + PLANTS: Phalaris tuberosa
More information about  Phalaris aquatica
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 07, 2016).

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