Taxon  Report   8970 
Pleuropogon californicus  (C.G. Nees von Esenbeck) Vasey  var. davyi  (Benson) A. Löve and D. Löve
Davy's semaphore grass
Pleuropogon californicus var. davyi, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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one or more occurrences within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Pleuropogon
Parent Record Pleuropogon californicus.
Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Lophochlaena californica var. davyi
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Pleuropogon davyi
 More information about  Pleuropogon californicus var. davyi
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2015).

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