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Taeniatherum caput-medusae
medusahead Grass Family
Taeniatherum caput-medusae Poaceae
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common names
  medusahead
  medusahead rye
accepted scientific name
  Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski
rules for finding collection records
  Elymus caput-medusae (166)
  Taeniatherum asperum (4)
  Taeniatherum caput-medusae (490)
  Taeniatherum crinitum (1)
family name
  Poaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Steve Matson
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 2nd week of September
Native to the Mediterranean. Invasive in CA, CO, NV, UT. Noxious weed in MT, OR.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found

Grassland
Disturbed
Forest
Riparian
Meadow
Brush
grid lines base