Taxon  Report   8672 
Aira caryophyllea  L.  var. cupaniana  (Guss.) Fiori
Silvery hairgrass
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Aira caryophyllea var. cupaniana, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.
also called Aira cupaniana

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aira
Parent Record Aira caryophyllea
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by PLANTS
ICPN accepted name: Aira cupaniana
More information about  Aira caryophyllea var. cupaniana
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 19, 2018).

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