Taxon  Report   8700 
Stipa capensis  Thunb.
Cape ricegrass
Stipa capensis
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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Stipa capensis, a monocot, is an annual 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 - ALERT (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Stipa capensis
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
 
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (ACCA34)

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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: May 25, 2016).

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