Taxon  Report   6939 
Puccinellia distans  (Jacq.) Parl.
European alkali grass,  Weeping alkaligrass
Puccinellia distans
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Puccinellia distans
© 2011 Steve Matson
Puccinellia distans, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Puccinellia distans
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Puccinellia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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This plant is available commercially.
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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 22, 2018).

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