Calflora
Taxon  Report   6424    
Phalaris paradoxa  L.
Hood canarygrass
Phalaris paradoxa, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Phalaris
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Phalaris paradoxa var. praemorsa
ICPN: Phalaris praemorsa
More information about  Phalaris paradoxa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPA5)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 25, 2019).