Taxon  Report   11785 
Koeleria gerardii  (Vill.) Shinners
Annual june grass, bristly koeleria
Koeleria gerardii
© 2018 Ken Hickman
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Koeleria gerardii
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Koeleria gerardii
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Koeleria gerardii, 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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Koeleria gerardii
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Koeleria
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN
PLANTS accepted name: Rostraria cristata
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Koeleria phleoides
ICPN: Lophochloa cristata
ICPN: Rostraria cristata
More information about  Koeleria gerardii
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 21, 2018).

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