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30 species matched this search criteria




Family Poaceae (Liliopsida | Commelinidae | Cyperales)

1
Slender Wild Oats *
Avena barbata


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: OATS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed road margin, Mar 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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Wild Oats *
Avena fatua


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: OATS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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Cultivated Oat *
Avena sativa


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: common oats.
Generic common name: OATS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed grassy field near park buildings, April 2011.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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4
Cane Bluestem
Bothriochloa barbinodis


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: BLUESTEM.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal sage scrub, Feb 2011.

Characteristics: Native.
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Purple Falsebrome *
Brachypodium distachyon


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: FALSE BROME.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed roadside, May 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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6
California Brome
Bromus carinatus var. carinatus


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: mountain brome.
Generic common name: BROME, CHESS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: May 2011.

Characteristics: Native.
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Rescue Grass *
Bromus catharticus var. catharticus


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: BROME, CHESS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed area near parking lot, Mar 2011.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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Ripgut Grass *
Bromus diandrus


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: ripgut grass, bromegrass, great brome.
Generic common name: BROME, CHESS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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Soft Brome *
Bromus hordeaceus

Other scientific names: Bromus mollis.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: soft chess.
Generic common name: BROME, CHESS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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10
Red Brome *
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens

Other scientific names: Bromus rubens.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: compact brome, Madrid brome, foxtail chess, foxtail brome, Spanish brome.
Generic common name: BROME, CHESS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Uruguayan Pampas Grass *
Cortaderia selloana


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: pampas grass.
Generic common name: PAMPAS GRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in coastal sage scrub, Sept 2009.

Characteristics: non-Native.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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12
Bermuda Grass *
Cynodon dactylon


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: BERMUDA GRASS, DOG'S-TOOTH GRASS .

Photographs from SMMNRA: June 2011.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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13
Salt Grass
Distichlis spicata


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: SALTGRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: salt marsh, Sept 2008.

Characteristics: Native.
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14
Panic Veldtgrass *
Ehrharta erecta


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: upright veldt grass.
Generic common name: VELDTGRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: oak woodland, Sept 2009.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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15
Giant Wild Rye
Elymus condensatus

TJM1: Leymus condensatus.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: giant rye, giant ryegrass.
Generic common name: WILD RYE, WHEAT GRASS, SQUIRRELTAIL.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, May 2006.

Characteristics: Native.
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16
Rat-tail Fescue *
Festuca myuros

TJM1: Vulpia myuros.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: foxtail fescue, rattail sixweeks grass.
Generic common name: FESCUE, RYE GRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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Perennial Ryegrass *
Festuca perennis

TJM1: Lolium perenne.
Other scientific names: Lolium multiflorum.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: Italian ryegrass, annual ryegrass.
Generic common name: FESCUE, RYE GRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed grassland, June 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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18
Dwarf Barley
Hordeum depressum


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: low barley, alkali barley.
Generic common name: BARLEY.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed grassland, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native.
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19
Wall Barley *
Hordeum murinum


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: mouse barley, farmer's foxtail, foxtail barley, smooth barley.
Generic common name: BARLEY.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed roadside, Jan 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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20
Goldentop *
Lamarckia aurea


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: GOLDENTOP.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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21
Little California Melica
Melica imperfecta


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Generic common name: ONION GRASS, MELIC.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Mar 2011.

Characteristics: Native.
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22
Littleseed Muhly
Muhlenbergia microsperma


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: annual muhly.
Generic common name: MUHLY.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: Native.
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23
Fountain Grass *
Pennisetum setaceum


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: crimson fountaingrass.
Generic common name: FOUNTAINGRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed road margin and bluffs, May 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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24
Lesser Canarygrass *
Phalaris minor


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: littleseed canarygrass, Mediterranean canarygrass.
Generic common name: CANARYGRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed grassland, May 2011.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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25
Rabbitsfoot Grass *
Polypogon monspeliensis


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: annual beard grass, annual rabbitsfoot grass.
Generic common name: BEARD GRASS, RABBITSFOOT GRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: riparian woodland, June 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Water Beardgrass *
Polypogon viridis

TJM1: Agrostis viridis.
Other scientific names: Agrostis semiverticillata.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: green bentgrass, water bent.
Generic common name: BEARD GRASS, RABBITSFOOT GRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: riparian woodland, June 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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Common Mediterranean Grass *
Schismus barbatus


Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: Old Han Schismus.
Generic common name: MEDITERRANEAN GRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal sage scrub, Feb 2011.

Characteristics: non-Native.
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Giant Stipa
Stipa coronata

TJM1: Achnatherum coronatum.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: giant ricegrass, giant needlegrass, crested needlegrass.
Generic common name: NEEDLEGRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: Native.
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Foothill Needlegrass
Stipa lepida

TJM1: Nassella lepida.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: small flowered needlegrass, small flowered stipa, smallflower tussockgrass.
Generic common name: NEEDLEGRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, April 2006.

Characteristics: Native.
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Smilo Grass *
Stipa miliacea var. miliacea

TJM1: Piptatherum miliaceum.
Other scientific names: Oryzopsis miliacea.

Family: Poaceae (GRASS).
Other common names: millet mountain rice, rice grass.
Generic common name: NEEDLEGRASS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, June 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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