Calflora
Taxon  Report   6784    
Polypogon monspeliensis  (L.) Desf.
Annual beard grass,  Rabbitsfoot grass
Polypogon monspeliensis, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Polypogon
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

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

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alopecurus monspeliensis
More information about  Polypogon monspeliensis

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: Oct 13, 2019).