Calflora
Taxon  Report   8537    
Bulbostylis barbata  Kunth
Watergrass
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Bulbostylis barbata, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Communities: agricultural weed, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scirpus barbatus
PLANTS: Stenophyllus barbatus
More information about  Bulbostylis barbata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (BUBA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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