Calflora
Taxon  Report   1165 
Briza maxima  L.
Big quaking grass,  Big quakinggrass, Rattlesnake grass
Briza maxima
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
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Briza maxima
© Ordano 2005 California Academy of Sciences
Briza maxima
© Virginia Moore 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Briza maxima, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Invasive. Cal-IPC classifies potential impact of this plant on native ecosystems as limited. Plant Profile / CalWeedMapper

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Briza maxima
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Briza
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Briza maxima
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRMA)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2017).

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