Taxon  Report   2615 
Danthonia unispicata  (Thurber) Macoun
One spiked oatgrass,  Onespike danthonia, Onespike oatgrass, Single spike danthonia
Danthonia unispicata
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Danthonia unispicata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Danthonia unispicata
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Danthonia unispicata, 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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Danthonia unispicata
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Danthonia
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Danthonia unispicata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 24, 2018).

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