Calflora
Taxon  Report   259    
Alopecurus carolinianus  Walter
Carolina foxtail
Alopecurus carolinianus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Alopecurus carolinianus, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Alopecurus carolinianus
© 2016 David popp
Communities: agricultural weed, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alopecurus macounii
PLANTS: Alopecurus ramosus
More information about  Alopecurus carolinianus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALCA4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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