Taxon  Report   1137 
Brachypodium distachyon  (L.) Beauv.
False brome,  Purple false brome
Brachypodium distachyon
© 2001 Joe DiTomaso
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Brachypodium distachyon
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
Brachypodium distachyon
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Brachypodium distachyon, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: moderate

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Brachypodium distachyon
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Brachypodium
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Bromus distachyos
PLANTS: Trachynia distachya
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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 25, 2018).

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