Calflora
Taxon  Report   7910    
Taeniatherum caput-medusae  (L.) Nevski  
(no longer an active name)
Medusa head,  Medusahead
Taeniatherum caput-medusae, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
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Observation Search
(2 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Taeniatherum

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Elymus caput-medusae
PLANTS: Taeniatherum asperum
PLANTS: Taeniatherum crinitum var. caput-medusae
NOTE: Taeniatherum caput-medusae is no longer an active name.
More information about  Taeniatherum caput-medusae

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2020).