Taxon  Report   2610 
Danthonia californica  Bolander
California oatgrass

Danthonia californica
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Danthonia californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and wis also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Danthonia californica
© 2002 Bart and Susan Eisenberg
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Danthonia
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Danthonia americana
TJM2 + PLANTS: Danthonia californica var. californica
PLANTS: Danthonia californica var. palousensis
PLANTS: Danthonia californica var. piperi
TJM2 + PLANTS: Danthonia californica var. americana
 More information about  Danthonia californica
Location Suitability

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


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

California's Coastal Prairies:  Grasses. Sonoma State University (contributed by Ralph Gibson)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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 24, 2015).

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