Taxon  Report   149 
Agrostis humilis  Vasey
Mountain bent grass
Agrostis humilis
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Agrostis humilis
© 2015 Belinda Lo
Agrostis humilis
© 2015 Belinda Lo
Agrostis humilis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Agrostis humilis
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Agrostis thurberiana
TJM2 + PLANTS: Podagrostis humilis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Podagrostis thurberiana
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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