Taxon  Report   3996 
Hainardia cylindrica  (Willd.) Greuter
Barbgrass,  Monerma, Thin tail, Thintail
Hainardia cylindrica
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
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Hainardia cylindrica
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Hainardia cylindrica
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Hainardia cylindrica, 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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Hainardia cylindrica
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hainardia
Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Lepturus cylindricus
ICPN + PLANTS: Monerma cylindrica
ICPN + PLANTS: Rottboellia cylindrica
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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: Aug 19, 2018).

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