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Cynosurus echinatus (hedgehog dogtail grass)

Cynosurus echinatus
Cynosurus echinatus
Photo courtesy Joseph DiTomaso

Cynosurus echinatus (hedgehog dogtail grass) is a grass (family Poaceae) that flowers June through August and can be found at lower elevations along trails and disturbed areas in both open and wooded areas. It is distinguished by having awns and flowers that all point in one direction on the inflorescence.

Cal-IPC Inventory rating: Moderate

Cal-IPC Resources on Cynosurus echinatus

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