Calflora
Taxon  Report   9978    
Gastridium phleoides  (Nees & Meyen) C. E. Hubb.
Nit grass
Gastridium phleoides, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis ventricosa
PLANTS: Gastridium ventricosum
More information about  Gastridium phleoides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (GAPH2)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Jul 20, 2019).