Taxon  Report   9886 
Echinochloa muricata  (P. Beauv.) Fernald  var. microstachya  Wiegand
Rough barnyardgrass
Echinochloa muricata var. microstachya, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and ; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Echinochloa
Parent Record Echinochloa muricata.
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Echinochloa crus-galli var. mitis
PLANTS: Echinochloa microstachya
PLANTS: Echinochloa muricata ssp. microstachya
PLANTS: Echinochloa muricata var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Echinochloa muricata var. wiegandii
PLANTS: Echinochloa occidentalis
PLANTS: Echinochloa pungens var. microstachya
PLANTS: Echinochloa pungens var. multiflora
PLANTS: Echinochloa wiegandii
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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: Dec 01, 2015).

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