Taxon  Report   5956 
Orcuttia viscida  (Hoover) Reeder
Sacramento Orcutt grass

Orcuttia viscida
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Orcuttia viscida, 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 'Endangered '.

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Orcuttia viscida
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Orcuttia
Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: vernal-pools [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Orcuttia californica var. viscida
 Information about  Orcuttia viscida  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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:   (Accessed: Oct 04, 2015).

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