Taxon  Report   5955 
Orcuttia tenuis  A. Hitchc.
slender Orcutt grass
Orcuttia tenuis, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Threatened '.
 

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Orcuttia tenuis
© 2008 F. Gauna
Orcuttia tenuis
© 1991 Dean Wm. Taylor
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: vernal-pools [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Orcuttia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Orcuttia tenuis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ORTE)

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 28, 2015).

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