Taxon  Report   4945    
Lolium multiflorum  Lam.  
(no longer an active name)
Italian rye grass
Lolium multiflorum, a monocot, is an annual or biennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Lolium
Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN other name:
Festuca perennis

PLANTS other name:
Lolium perenne ssp. multiflorum

Alternate Names:
NOTE: Lolium multiflorum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lolium multiflorum

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: Oct 23, 2019).