Taxon  Report   7882 
Swallenia alexandrae  (Swallen) Soderstrom & Decker
Eureka Valley dune grass,  Eureka dunegrass

Swallenia alexandrae
© 2005 Steve Matson
Swallenia alexandrae
© 2005 Steve Matson
Swallenia alexandrae, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) 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.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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

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Swallenia alexandrae
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Swallenia
Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: dunes [CNPS Inventory]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Ectosperma alexandrae
 Information about  Swallenia alexandrae  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 06, 2015).

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