Taxon  Report   260 
Alopecurus geniculatus  L.
Marsh foxtail,  Water foxtail
Alopecurus geniculatus
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Alopecurus geniculatus
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Alopecurus geniculatus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Alopecurus geniculatus
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Alopecurus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Alopecurus pallescens
More information about  Alopecurus geniculatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2018).

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