Taxon  Report   11726 
Hilaria rigida  (Thurb.) Scribn.
Big galleta
Hilaria rigida
© 2004 Hartmut Wisch
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Hilaria rigida
© 2009 Anna Bennett
Hilaria rigida
© 2004 James M. Andre
Hilaria rigida, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hilaria rigida
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hilaria
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Pleuraphis rigida
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ICPN: Pleuraphis rigida
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This plant is available commercially.
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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 20, 2018).

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