Taxon  Report   7749 
Sporobolus indicus  (L.) R. Br.
smut grass,  smutgrass
Sporobolus indicus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Sporobolus indicus
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Sporobolus indicus
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Sporobolus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Sporobolus tenacissimus
TJM2: Sporobolus creber
TJM2: Sporobolus poiretii
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Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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: Mar 28, 2015).

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