Taxon  Report   11079 
Setaria parviflora  (Poir.) Kerguélen
Marsh bristlegrass
Setaria parviflora
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Setaria parviflora
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Setaria parviflora
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Setaria parviflora, 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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Setaria parviflora
© 2012 Al Keuter
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Setaria
Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Chaetochloa geniculata
PLANTS: Chaetochloa imberbis
PLANTS: Panicum geniculatum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Setaria geniculata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Setaria gracilis
More information about  Setaria parviflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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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