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Crypsis alopecuroides
foxtail pricklegrass

Distribution: Occurring in the south-central areas of Washington;

Habitat: Sandy soils around drying lake margins and other seasonally moist, disturbed, open areas.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Introduced from n. Africa and Eurasia

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Crypsis alopecuroides (Piller & Mitterp.) Schrad.
Publication: Fl. Germ. 1: 167. 1806.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Heleochloa alopecuroides (Piller & Mitterp.) Host ex Roem. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Crypsis alopecuroides in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Crypsis alopecuroides checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Crypsis alopecuroides atlas page.

CalPhotos: Crypsis alopecuroides photos.

USDA Plants: Crypsis alopecuroides information.

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