Taxon  Report   11906 
Paspalum vaginatum  Sw.
Seashore paspalum
Paspalum vaginatum
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Paspalum vaginatum
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Paspalum vaginatum
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Paspalum vaginatum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Paspalum vaginatum
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Paspalum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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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: Jul 20, 2018).

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