Agropyron cristatum

Crested wheatgrass

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   grass
  • Flower Type:   grass spikelet
  • Bloom Type:   cool (grasses)
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   140,000

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Agropyron cristatum

Common Name:Crested wheatgrass

Agropyron cristatum, a angiosperm, is a perennial grass that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:
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Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alpine, Butte, El Dorado, Inyo, Kern, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Mono, Monterey, Modoc, Placer, Plumas, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tulare

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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