rabbitfoot polypogon USDA PLANTS Symbol: POMO5
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Polypogon monspeliensis (L.) Desf.

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): annual rabbitsfoot grass, annual rabbit's-foot grass, rabbit'sfootgrass, rabbitfoot beardgrass, rabbitfoot grass, rabbitfoot polypogon, rabbitfootgrass
Native Range: Africa, temp. & trop. Asia, Europe (GRIN);

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Flower(s); inflorescence.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); collar and sheath.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Caryopsis in ventral view.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Spikelet(s); Spikelet close-up. Note bristly glume apices.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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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)
Lake Mead National Park (Nevada)
Organ Pipe National Monument (Arizona)
Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming)



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