Taxon  Report   6418 
Phalaris brachystachys  Link
Short spike canarygrass,  Shortspike canarygrass
Phalaris brachystachys
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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Phalaris brachystachys
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Phalaris brachystachys
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Phalaris brachystachys, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Phalaris brachystachys
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Phalaris
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Phalaris brachystachys
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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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