Taxon  Report   10052 
Leptochloa panicea  (Retz.) Ohwi  ssp. brachiata  (Steudl.) N. Snow
Mucronate sprangeltop
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Leptochloa panicea ssp. brachiata, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Leptochloa
Parent Record Leptochloa panicea
Creosote Bush Scrub
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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PLANTS: Festuca filiformis
PLANTS: Leptochloa brachiata
PLANTS: Leptochloa filiformis var. pulchella
ICPN + PLANTS: Leptochloa filiformis
ICPN: Leptochloa mucronata
More information about  Leptochloa panicea ssp. brachiata
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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 15, 2018).

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