Taxon  Report   7420 
Scribneria bolanderi  (Thurb.) Hack.
Scribner's grass,  Scribneria
Scribneria bolanderi
© 2011 Tim Thomas
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Scribneria bolanderi
© 2011 Tim Thomas
Scribneria bolanderi
© 2011 Tim Thomas
Scribneria bolanderi, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Scribneria bolanderi
© 2013 Scot Loring
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Scribneria
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.7 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Lepturus bolanderi
More information about  Scribneria bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 15, 2018).

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