Taxon  Report   11598 
Digitaria californica  (Benth.) Henrard  var. californica 
Arizona cottontop
Digitaria californica var. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
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Digitaria californica var. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Digitaria californica var. californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.
also called Digitaria californica
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Digitaria californica var. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Digitaria
Parent Record Digitaria californica
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS
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ICPN: Trichachne californica
CNPS: Digitaria californica
More information about  Digitaria californica var. californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jul 23, 2018).

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