Calflora
Taxon  Report   147    
Agrostis hendersonii  Hitchc.
Henderson's bent grass,  Henderson's bentgrass
Agrostis hendersonii
© 2005 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Agrostis hendersonii
© 2011 Melanie S. Williams
Agrostis hendersonii, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, Oregon, *.
also called Agrostis microphylla var. hendersonii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   8th Edition

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Agrostis hendersonii
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Communities: Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis aristiglumis
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Agrostis microphylla var. hendersonii
More information about  Agrostis hendersonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGHE3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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