Taxon  Report   9978 
Gastridium phleoides  (Nees & Meyen) C.E. Hubbard
Nit grass
Gastridium phleoides
© 2001 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Gastridium phleoides
© 2004 Laura Ann Eliassen
Gastridium phleoides
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Gastridium phleoides, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Gastridium phleoides
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Gastridium
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Agrostis ventricosa
TJM2 + PLANTS: Gastridium ventricosum
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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: Mar 20, 2018).

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