Taxon  Report   9458 
Digitaria californica  (Benth.) Henr.
Arizona cottontop
Digitaria californica
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Digitaria californica
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Digitaria californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Digitaria californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [2.3] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Digitaria californica
© 2009 James M. Andre
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Digitaria
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
CNPS accepted name: Digitaria californica var. californica
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PLANTS: Trichachne californica
More information about  Digitaria californica
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: May 24, 2016).

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