Taxon  Report   4539 
Koeleria macrantha  (Ledeb.) J.A. Schultes
June grass,  Prairie junegrass
Koeleria macrantha
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Koeleria macrantha
© 2009 Margo Bors
Koeleria macrantha
© 2011 RT Hawke
Koeleria macrantha, 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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Koeleria macrantha
© 2003 Bart and Susan Eisenberg
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Koeleria
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities)
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Koeleria albescens
PLANTS: Koeleria cristata var. pinetorum
PLANTS: Koeleria yukonensis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Koeleria cristata var. longifolia
TJM2 + PLANTS: Koeleria gracilis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Koeleria nitida
TJM2 + PLANTS: Koeleria pyramidata
More information about  Koeleria macrantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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