Taxon  Report   2604 
Dactyloctenium aegyptium  (L.) Willd.
Crows foot grass,  Egyptian grass
Dactyloctenium aegyptium
© 2014 Neal Kramer
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Dactyloctenium aegyptium
© 2004 Debra Valov
Dactyloctenium aegyptium
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Dactyloctenium aegyptium, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Dactyloctenium aegyptium
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Dactyloctenium
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cynosurus aegyptius
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Feb 20, 2018).

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