Taxon  Report   7540 
Setaria viridis  (L.) P. Beauv.
Green bristlegrass,  Green foxtail
Setaria viridis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Setaria viridis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Setaria viridis
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Setaria viridis, 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 viridis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Setaria
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Setaria viridis
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

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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:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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