Latin name: Phalaris aquatica L.
  Pronunciation: fa-LARE-is a-KWA-ti-ka

  Common name: Harding grass
  Family: Poaceae (Grass)
  Habitat: Occasional escape in wet places, ditches,
  below 3500', South Coast, Santa Monica Mts,
  native of Mediterranean Europe

  Blooming period: May to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Phalaris
  2) aquatica
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