Calflora
Taxon  Report   9458 
Digitaria californica  (Benth.) Henrard
Arizona cottontop
Digitaria californica
© 2009 James M. Andre
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Digitaria californica
© 2009 James M. Andre
Digitaria californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Digitaria californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Digitaria californica
© 2009 James M. Andre
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Digitaria
Subspecies and Varieties:
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS
CNPS accepted name: Digitaria californica var. californica
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Trichachne californica
More information about  Digitaria californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (DICA8)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 20, 2018).

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