Taxon  Report   10157 
Nothoscordum gracile  (Aiton) Stearn
Slender false garlic
Nothoscordum gracile
© 2001 CDFA
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Nothoscordum gracile
© 2001 CDFA
Nothoscordum gracile, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Nothoscordum gracile
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Nothoscordum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Nothoscordum borbonicum
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Nothoscordum fragrans
ICPN: Nothoscordum inodorum
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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: Sep 18, 2018).

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