Taxon  Report   2691 
Deschampsia danthonioides  (Trin.) Benth.
Annual hairgrass
Deschampsia danthonioides
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Deschampsia danthonioides
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Deschampsia danthonioides
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Deschampsia danthonioides, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.

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Deschampsia danthonioides
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Deschampsia
(many plant communities), Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Aira danthonioides
PLANTS: Deschampsia calycina
PLANTS: Deschampsia danthonioides var. gracilis
ICPN: Deschampsia gracilis
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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 22, 2016).

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