Taxon  Report   12000 
Rytidosperma caespitosum  (Gaudich.) Connor & Edgar
Tufted wallaby grass
Rytidosperma caespitosum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Rytidosperma caespitosum
© 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Rytidosperma caespitosum, 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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Rytidosperma caespitosum
© 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Rytidosperma
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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ICPN: Rytidosperma caespitosa
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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: Aug 20, 2018).

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