Taxon  Report   9007    
Agropyron cristatum  (L.) Gaertn.  ssp. pectinatum  (M. Bieb.) Tzvelev
Crested wheatgrass
Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum, 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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Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agropyron
Parent: Agropyron cristatum
Communities: agricultural weed
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agropyron cristatiforme
PLANTS: Agropyron pectinatum
PLANTS: Agropyron pectiniforme
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More information about  Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2018).

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