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California Alkaligrass (Puccinellia simplex)


Puccinellia Simplex, or more commonly know as California Alkaligrass, is a graminoid of the genus Puccinellia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Puccinellia Simplex or California Alkaligrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California and Utah.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Puccinellia
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 0(FACW*)

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