Taxon  Report   10052    
Leptochloa panicea  (Retz.) Ohwi  ssp. brachiata  (Steudl.) N. Snow
Mucronate sprangeltop
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Leptochloa panicea ssp. brachiata, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Leptochloa
Parent: Leptochloa panicea
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Festuca filiformis
PLANTS: Leptochloa brachiata
PLANTS: Leptochloa filiformis var. pulchella
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More information about  Leptochloa panicea ssp. brachiata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 19, 2019).