Taxon  Report   5953 
Orcuttia inaequalis  Hoover
San joaquin valley orcutt grass
Orcuttia inaequalis
© 2002 Joshua D. Boldt
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Orcuttia inaequalis, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Threatened '.

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Orcuttia inaequalis
© 2002 Joshua D. Boldt
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Orcuttia
Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: vernal-pools [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Orcuttia californica var. ineaqualis
CNPS + PLANTS: Orcuttia californica var. inaequalis
More information about  Orcuttia inaequalis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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