Taxon  Report   5718 
Munroa squarrosa  (Nutt.) Torrey
False buffalo grass

Munroa squarrosa
© 2009 James M. Andre
Munroa squarrosa, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Munroa squarrosa
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Munroa
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Monroa squarrosa var. floccuosa
PLANTS: Monroa squarrosa
PLANTS: Munroa squarrosa var. floccuosa
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Location Suitability

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2015).

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