Taxon  Report   6539 
Piptatherum miliaceum  (L.) Cosson
Millet mountain rice, rice grass, smilo grass
Piptatherum miliaceum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile).

 

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Piptatherum
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
 
 NOTE: Piptatherum miliaceum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PIMI3)

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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