Taxon  Report   154 
Agrostis scabra  Willd.
Rough bentgrass,  Ticklegrass

Agrostis scabra
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Agrostis scabra
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis scabra, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Agrostis scabra
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Agrostis hyemalis
PLANTS: Agrostis geminata
PLANTS: Agrostis hyemalis var. geminata
PLANTS: Agrostis hyemalis var. scabra
PLANTS: Agrostis hyemalis var. tenuis
PLANTS: Agrostis scabra ssp. septentrionalis
PLANTS: Agrostis scabra var. septentrionalis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Agrostis scabra var. geminata
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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