Taxon  Report   3039 
Eragrostis pectinacea  (Michx.) Nees  var. miserrima  (E. Fourn.) Reeder
Desert lovegrass
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Eragrostis pectinacea var. miserrima, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Eragrostis
Parent Record Eragrostis pectinacea
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Eragrostis arida
ICPN + PLANTS: Eragrostis tephrosanthos
More information about  Eragrostis pectinacea var. miserrima
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: Sep 19, 2018).

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