Taxon  Report   7242 
Saccharum ravennae  (L.) Murray
Ravennagrass
Saccharum ravennae
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Saccharum ravennae
© 2011 Steve Matson
Saccharum ravennae
© 2014 Molly Ferrell
Saccharum ravennae, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Saccharum ravennae
© 2011 Mike Perlmutter 2011
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Saccharum
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Erianthus ravennae var. purpurascens
PLANTS: Ripidium ravennae
PLANTS: Tripidium ravennae
TJM2 + PLANTS: Erianthus ravennae
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (SARA3)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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