Taxon  Report   12133 
Anthoxanthum nitens  (Weber) Y. Schouten & Veldkamp
Vanilla grass
Anthoxanthum nitens
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Anthoxanthum nitens
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Anthoxanthum nitens
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Anthoxanthum nitens, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California.

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Anthoxanthum nitens
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Anthoxanthum
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More information about  Anthoxanthum nitens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Mar 17, 2018).

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