Taxon  Report   7380 
Schismus arabicus  Nees
Arabian schismus,  Mediterranean grass
Schismus arabicus
© 2001 Joe DiTomaso
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Schismus arabicus
© 2001 Joe DiTomaso
Schismus arabicus
© 2011 Michael O'Brien
Schismus arabicus, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Schismus arabicus
© 2001 Joe DiTomaso
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Schismus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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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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