Taxon  Report   7749    
Sporobolus indicus  (L.) R. Br.
Smut grass,  Smutgrass
Sporobolus indicus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

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

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sporobolus tenacissimus
ICPN: Sporobolus creber
ICPN: Sporobolus indicus var. creber
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More information about  Sporobolus indicus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 29, 2020).