Taxon  Report   9428    
Zea mays  L.
Zea mays
© and Buff Corsi 2011 California Academy of Sciences
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Zea mays
© 2006 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./
Zea mays
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2011 California Academy of Sciences
Zea mays, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.

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Zea mays
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Zea
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).