Taxon  Report   6944 
Puccinellia nuttalliana  (Schult.) Hitchc.
Nuttall's alkali grass,  Nuttall's alkaligrass
Puccinellia nuttalliana
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Puccinellia nuttalliana
© 2008 Steve Matson
Puccinellia nuttalliana, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Puccinellia nuttalliana
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Puccinellia
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Puccinellia cusickii
ICPN + PLANTS: Puccinellia airoides
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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 23, 2018).

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