Taxon  Report   1166 
Briza minor  L.
Little quaking grass,  Little quakinggrass, Little rattlesnake grass
Briza minor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Briza minor
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Briza minor
© 2008 Keir Morse
Briza minor, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Briza minor
© 2005 Brent Miller
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Briza
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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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