Taxon  Report   6134 
Pennisetum villosum  R. Br.
Pennisetum villosum
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Pennisetum villosum
© 2001 Tony Morosco
Pennisetum villosum
© 2001 CDFA
Pennisetum villosum, a monocot, is a perennial grass 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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Pennisetum villosum
© 2001 Tony Morosco
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Pennisetum
escaped cultivar
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cenchrus longisetus
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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: Feb 22, 2018).

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