Taxon  Report   6085    
Paspalum notatum  Flüggé
Bahia grass,  Bahiagrass
Paspalum notatum
© 2001 CDFA
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Paspalum notatum
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Paspalum notatum
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Paspalum notatum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Paspalum notatum
© 2001 CDFA
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Paspalum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

More information about  Paspalum notatum
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 20, 2019).