Taxon  Report   2438 
Crypsis alopecuroides  (Piller & Mitterp.) Schrader
Foxtail prickle grass,  Foxtail pricklegrass
Crypsis alopecuroides
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
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Crypsis alopecuroides, 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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Crypsis alopecuroides
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Crypsis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Heleochloa alopecuroides
PLANTS: Sporobolus alopecuroides
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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: Jan 21, 2018).

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