Taxon  Report   3177 
Eriochloa acuminata  (C. Presl) A. Hitchc.  var. acuminata 
Taper tipped cupgrass,  Tapertip cupgrass
Eriochloa acuminata var. acuminata
© 2007 Steve Matson
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Eriochloa acuminata var. acuminata, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eriochloa acuminata var. acuminata
© 2007 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Eriochloa
Parent Record Eriochloa acuminata
agricultural weed, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eriochloa lemmonii var. gracilis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Eriochloa gracilis
More information about  Eriochloa acuminata var. acuminata
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: Jan 22, 2018).

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