Taxon  Report   10684    
Rytidosperma penicillatum  (Labill.) Connor & Edgar
Purple awned wallaby grass
Rytidosperma penicillatum
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
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Rytidosperma penicillatum
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Rytidosperma penicillatum
© 2011 Eric Wrubel, NPS
Rytidosperma penicillatum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Rytidosperma penicillatum
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Rytidosperma
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Danthonia pilosa
More information about  Rytidosperma penicillatum
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 21, 2019).