Calflora
Taxon  Report   2577 
Cynosurus echinatus  L.
Annual dogtail,  Bristly dogstail grass, Dogtail grass, Hedgehog dogtail grass
Cynosurus echinatus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Cynosurus echinatus
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Cynosurus echinatus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Cynosurus echinatus, a monocot, is an annual 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 moderate. Plant Profile / CalWeedMapper

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Cynosurus echinatus
© 2009 Barry Rice
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Cynosurus
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cynosurus echinatus
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYEC)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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 18, 2017).

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