Calflora
Taxon  Report   11634    
Elymus caput-medusae  L.
Medusa head
Elymus caput-medusae, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High
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(5679 records)
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within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS other name:
Taeniatherum caput-medusae

 
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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2019).