Calflora
Taxon  Report   12133    
Anthoxanthum nitens  (Weber) Y. Schouten & Veldkamp
Anthoxanthum nitens, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
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Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Anthoxanthum
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More information about  Anthoxanthum nitens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (HIOD)

BONAP Distribution Map

International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2

Anthoxanthum: from the Greek anthos for "flower," and xanthos, "yellow," alluding to the color of the ripened spikelets (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/12/2021).