Taxon  Report   1998 
Chloris virgata  Sw.
Feather finger grass,  Feather fingergrass
Chloris virgata
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Chloris virgata
© Charles Webber 1998 California Academy of Sciences
Chloris virgata, 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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Chloris virgata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Chloris
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in 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 18, 2018).

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