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NOAA Photo Library Image - line3105

Pampas grass, Cortaderia selloana, brought to California as a decorative plant by horticulturist Joseph Sexton in Goleta, California, is now a major invasive species along the California coast.

Image ID: line3105, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: California, Highway 1, south of Half Moon Bay
Photo Date: 2003 October
Photographer: Captain Albert E. Theberge, NOAA Corps (ret.)

Category: Coastline/West Coast California/Flora/

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