Taxon  Report   6783    
Polypogon maritimus  Willd.
Mediterranean beard grass,  Mediterranean rabbitsfoot grass
Polypogon maritimus
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Polypogon maritimus
© 2004 Steve Matson
Polypogon maritimus, 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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Polypogon maritimus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Polypogon
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Polypogon maritimus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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