Taxon  Report   7539    
Setaria verticillata  (L.) P. Beauv.
Hooked bristlegrass
Setaria verticillata
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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Setaria verticillata
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Setaria verticillata
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Setaria verticillata, 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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Setaria verticillata
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Setaria
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chaetochloa verticillata
PLANTS: Panicum verticillatum
ICPN + PLANTS: Setaria carnei
More information about  Setaria verticillata
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 15, 2018).

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