Taxon  Report   7539 
Setaria verticillata  (L.) P. Beauv.
Hooked bristlegrass
Setaria verticillata
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Setaria verticillata
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Setaria verticillata
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Setaria verticillata, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Setaria verticillata
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Setaria
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chaetochloa verticillata
PLANTS: Panicum verticillatum
ICPN + PLANTS: Setaria carnei
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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 21, 2018).

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