Taxon  Report   151 
Agrostis microphylla  Steudel
Little leaf bentgrass,  Small leaf bentgrass, Small leaved bentgrass
Agrostis microphylla
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Agrostis microphylla
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis microphylla, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Agrostis microphylla
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Agrostis inflata
TJM2: Agrostis aristiglumis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Agrostis microphylla var. intermedia
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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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