Taxon  Report   105    
Aegilops cylindrica  Host
Jointed goat grass,  Jointed goatgrass
Aegilops cylindrica
© 2001 CDFA
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Aegilops cylindrica
© 2001 CDFA
Aegilops cylindrica, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Aegilops cylindrica
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aegilops
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aegilops cylindrica var. rubiginosa
PLANTS: Aegilops tauschii
PLANTS: Cylindropyrum cylindricum
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).