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Taxon  Report  
Anthoxanthum odoratum  L.
Sweet vernal grass,   Sweet vernalgrass
Anthoxanthum odoratum is an annual or perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
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Genus: Anthoxanthum
Family: Poaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Anthoxanthum odoratum

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/28/2022).