Taxon  Report   2690 
Deschampsia cespitosa  (L.) Beauv.  ssp. holciformis  (C. Presl) W.E. Lawr.
California Hairgrass,  Tufted Hairgrass, coastal tufted hair grass
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
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Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
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Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Deschampsia
Parent Record Deschampsia cespitosa.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Deschampsia holciformis
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TJM2: Deschampsia holciformis
 Information about  Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis  from other sources:

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

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: Aug 31, 2015).

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