Calflora
Taxon  Report   11945    
Polypogon viridis  (Gouan) Breistr.
Water beard grass
Polypogon viridis
© 2010 Luigi Rignanese
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Polypogon viridis
© 2013 Al Keuter
Polypogon viridis
© 2010 Luigi Rignanese
Polypogon viridis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.

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Polypogon viridis
© 2013 Al Keuter
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Polypogon
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis verticillata
ICPN + PLANTS: Agrostis semiverticillata
ICPN + PLANTS: Agrostis viridis
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More information about  Polypogon viridis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (POVI9)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2018).

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