Taxon  Report   7415 
Scleropogon brevifolius  Philippi
Burro grass,  Burrograss
Scleropogon brevifolius
© 2013 Duncan S. Bell
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Scleropogon brevifolius, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Scleropogon brevifolius
© 2013 Duncan S. Bell
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Scleropogon
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Scleropogon longisetus
More information about  Scleropogon brevifolius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 21, 2018).

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