water-bent USDA PLANTS Symbol: POVI9
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Polypogon viridis (Gouan) Breistr.

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): beardless rabbitsfoot grass
Native Range: Africa, temp. and trop. Asia, Europe (GRIN);

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Flower(s); inflorescence. Some floras refer to this as Agrostis viridis.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); inflorescence.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Spikelet(s); Spikelets.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Spikelet(s); Spikelets. Note persistent pedicel/stipe at base.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Chiricahua National Monument (Arizona)
Death Valley National Park (California)
Fort Bowie National Historic Site (Arizona)
Lake Mead National Park (Nevada)
Organ Pipe National Monument (Arizona)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007