Taxon  Report   6421 
Phalaris caroliniana  Walter
Carolina canarygrass
Phalaris caroliniana, 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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Phalaris
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Phalaris americana
TJM2: Phalaris intermedia
TJM2: Phalaris microstachya
TJM2: Phalaris occidentalis
TJM2: Phalaris trivialis
More information about  Phalaris caroliniana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHCA6)

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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 08, 2016).

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