Taxon  Report   6780 
Polypogon australis  Brongn.
Chilean beard grass,  Chilean rabbitsfoot grass
Polypogon australis
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Polypogon australis
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Polypogon australis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Polypogon australis
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Polypogon
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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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 27, 2016).

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