Taxon  Report   697 
Arrhenatherum elatius  (L.) J.S. Presl & C. Presl
tall oatgrass

Arrhenatherum elatius
© 2003 Craig Smith
Arrhenatherum elatius, 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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Arrhenatherum elatius
© 2010 National Park Service
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Arrhenatherum
escaped cultivar
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Arrhenatherum elatius ssp. bulbosum
TJM2: Arrhenatherum elatius var. biaristatum
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 08, 2015).

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