Taxon  Report   11828 
Melinis repens  (Willd.) Zizka  ssp. repens 
Natal grass, ruby grass
Melinis repens ssp. repens
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Melinis repens ssp. repens
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Melinis repens ssp. repens
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Melinis repens ssp. repens, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.

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Melinis repens ssp. repens
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melinis
Parent Record Melinis repens
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Rhynchelytrum repens
ICPN: Rhynchelytrum roseum
ICPN: Tricholaena rosea
More information about  Melinis repens ssp. repens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jun 24, 2018).

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