Source: California Invasive Plant Council


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Polypogon monspeliensis and subspp. (rabbitfoot polypogon, annual beardgrass)

Polypogon monspeliensis and subspp.
Polypogon monspeliensis and subspp.
Photo courtesy Joseph DiTomaso

Polypogon monspeliensis and subspp. (rabbit footpolypogon, annual beardgrass) is a winter or summer annual grass (family Poaceae) that can form dense stands in some areas of California. It is common in moist to wet areas.

Cal-IPC Inventory rating: Limited

Cal-IPC Resources on Polypogon monspeliensis and subspp.

Cal-IPC News Articles

  • None for this species.

Cal-IPC Symposium Proceedings

  • Bauder, E. T. (1996). Exotics in the southern California vernal pool ecosystem. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium '96. San Diego, CA.
  • Callaway, J. and J. Zedler (1996). Native and exotic species interactions in southern California salt marsh: Salicornia virginica and Polypogon monspeliensis. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium '96. San Diego, CA.
  • Clifford, P., A. J. Pickart, et al. (2005). Invasive annual grasses in a coastal dune ecosystem. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2005. Chico, CA.
  • Devender, T. R. V., R. S. Frlger, et al. (1997). Exotic plants in the Sonoran desert region, Arizona and Sonora. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium '97. Concord, CA.
  • Pickart, A. J. and K. S. Wear (1999). The ecology of Parentucellia viscosa in dune wetlands. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium '99. Sacramento, CA.

Other Resources on Polypogon monspeliensis and subspp.