Taxon  Report   4539 
Koeleria macrantha  (Ledeb.) J.A. Schultes
June grass,  Prairie junegrass

Koeleria macrantha
© 2008 Keir Morse
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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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

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
Location Suitability

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


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Jepson eFlora

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International Plants Names Index

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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 27, 2015).

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