Taxon  Report   6784 
Polypogon monspeliensis  (L.) Desf.
Rabbitsfoot grass,  annual beard grass
Polypogon monspeliensis, a monocot, is an annual 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 / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Polypogon monspeliensis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Polypogon monspeliensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Communities:
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.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Polypogon
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Alopecurus monspeliensis
 Information about  Polypogon monspeliensis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (POMO5)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2014).

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