Calflora
Taxon  Report   7744 
Sporobolus airoides  (Torr.) Torr.
Alkali sacaton
Sporobolus airoides
© 2009 Steve Matson
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Sporobolus airoides
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Sporobolus airoides
© 2009 Steve Matson
Sporobolus airoides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sporobolus airoides
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Sporobolus
Communities:
Alkali Sink, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Agrostis airoides
ICPN: Sporobolus airoides var. airoides
More information about  Sporobolus airoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SPAI)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 26, 2018).

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