Calflora
Taxon  Report   2394 
Cortaderia jubata  (Lemoine) Stapf
Pampas grass,  Purple pampas grass
Cortaderia jubata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Cortaderia jubata
© 2001 CDFA
Cortaderia jubata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Invasive. Cal-IPC classifies the impact of this plant on native ecosystems as high. Plant Profile / CalWeedMapper

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Cortaderia jubata
© 2001 Tony Morosco
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Cortaderia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cortaderia atacamensis
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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: Oct 23, 2017).

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