Calflora
Taxon  Report   8544    
Fimbristylis autumnalis  (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Slender fimbry
Fimbristylis autumnalis
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Fimbristylis autumnalis, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Fimbristylis
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Fimbristylis autumnalis var. mucronulata
PLANTS: Fimbristylis geminata
PLANTS: Scirpus autumnalis
More information about  Fimbristylis autumnalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (FIAU2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).