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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Pleuropogon
Parent Record Pleuropogon californicus
Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland
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PLANTS: Lophochlaena californica var. davyi
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Pleuropogon davyi
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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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