Danthonia californica

California oatgrass

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   grass
  • Inflorescence Size:   1 - 5 in
  • Flower Type:   grass spikelet
  • Bloom Type:   cool (grasses)
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   medium
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Danthonia californica

Common Name:California oatgrass

Danthonia californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

US Distribution:
Plant Community(s):many plant communities,
Habitat:
Family:Poaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, ContraCosta, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Imperial, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Mendocino, Monterey, Modoc, Mariposa, Marin, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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