Taxon  Report   9458 
Digitaria californica  (Benth.) Henr.
Arizona cottontop
Digitaria californica, a monocot, is a perennial herb 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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Digitaria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Digitaria californica var. californica
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
CNPS: accepted name: Digitaria californica var. californica
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Trichachne californica
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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