Taxon  Report   8009 
Torreyochloa erecta  (A. Hitchc.) Church
Spiked false mannagrass,  Spiked mannagrass, Upright mannagrass
Torreyochloa erecta
© 2007 Steve Matson
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Torreyochloa erecta, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Torreyochloa erecta
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Torreyochloa
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Glyceria erecta
TJM2 + PLANTS: Puccinellia erecta
More information about  Torreyochloa erecta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Jan 21, 2018).

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