Taxon  Report   2394    
Cortaderia jubata  (Lemoine) Stapf
Pampas grass,  Purple pampas grass
Cortaderia jubata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Cortaderia jubata
© 2018 Cynthia Powell
Cortaderia jubata
© 2001 Tony Morosco
Cortaderia jubata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Cortaderia jubata
© 2017 Lynn Overtree
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Cortaderia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cortaderia atacamensis
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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 18, 2019).