Taxon  Report   1997 
Chloris verticillata  Nutt.
Tumble finger grass,  Tumble windmill grass
Chloris verticillata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Chloris
escaped cultivar
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Chloris verticillata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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 24, 2018).

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