Calflora
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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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Festuca filiformis
PLANTS: Leptochloa brachiata
PLANTS: Leptochloa filiformis var. pulchella
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More information about  Leptochloa panicea ssp. brachiata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEPAB)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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