Taxon  Report   11726    
Hilaria rigida  (Thurb.) Scribn.
Big galleta
Hilaria rigida
© 2004 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hilaria rigida
© 2009 Anna Bennett
Hilaria rigida
© 2004 James M. Andre
Hilaria rigida, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Hilaria rigida
© 2004 Hartmut Wisch
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hilaria
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Pleuraphis rigida

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pleuraphis rigida
More information about  Hilaria rigida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.