Taxon  Report   4947    
Lolium rigidum  Gaudin
Rigid italian rye grass,  Wimmera ryegrass
Lolium rigidum
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Lolium rigidum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
also called Festuca rigida

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Lolium
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Festuca rigida

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lolium loliaceum
PLANTS: Lolium perenne ssp. rigidum
PLANTS: Lolium rigidum ssp. lepturoides
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More information about  Lolium rigidum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 21, 2019).