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Last updated 7/27/2009 by David Giblin.
Phalaris canariensis L.[FNA24, HC, HC2]
common canary grass

Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 54-55. 1753.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Phalaris canariensis is native to southern Europe and the Canary Islands, but is now widespread in the rest of the world, frequently being grown for birdseed. The exposed ends of the glumes are almost semicircular in outline, making this one of our easier species of Phalaris to identify."

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