Calflora
Taxon  Report   7242    
Saccharum ravennae  (L.) L.
Ravennagrass
Saccharum ravennae
© 2011 Mike Perlmutter 2011
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Plant Characteristics
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Saccharum ravennae
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Saccharum
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Erianthus ravennae var. purpurascens
PLANTS: Ripidium ravennae
PLANTS: Tripidium ravennae
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More information about  Saccharum ravennae
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SARA3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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