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Alopecurus aequalis  Sobol.
Short awned foxtail,  Sonoma alopecurus, Water foxtail
Alopecurus aequalis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Alopecurus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: riparian, freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Alopecurus aequalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2020).