Taxon  Report   105 
Aegilops cylindrica  Host
Jointed goat grass,  Jointed goatgrass
Aegilops cylindrica
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Aegilops cylindrica
© 2001 CDFA
Aegilops cylindrica, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Aegilops cylindrica
© 2001 CDFA
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aegilops
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Aegilops cylindrica var. rubiginosa
PLANTS: Aegilops tauschii
PLANTS: Cylindropyrum cylindricum
PLANTS: Triticum cylindricum
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2018).

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