Taxon  Report   139 
Agrostis blasdalei  A. Hitchc.
Blasdale bentgrass,  Blasdale's bent grass
Agrostis blasdalei
© 2001 Doreen L. Smith
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Agrostis blasdalei
© 1995 Doreen L. Smith
Agrostis blasdalei, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Agrostis blasdalei
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Agrostis breviculmis
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Agrostis blasdalei var. marinensis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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