Taxon  Report   6648 
Pleuropogon californicus  (Nees) Vasey
Annual semaphoregrass,  Semaphore grass
Pleuropogon californicus
© 2004 James B. Gratiot
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Pleuropogon californicus
© 2004 James B. Gratiot
Pleuropogon californicus
© 2004 James B. Gratiot
Pleuropogon californicus, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Pleuropogon californicus
© 2011 Hattie Brown
Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Pleuropogon californicus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 20, 2018).

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