Taxon  Report   8140 
Trisetum cernuum  Trin.
Nodding oatgrass,  Nodding trisetum
Trisetum cernuum
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Trisetum cernuum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Trisetum cernuum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Trisetum cernuum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Trisetum
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Trisetum canescens
More information about  Trisetum cernuum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2017).

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