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Agrostis hendersonii  Hitchc.
Henderson's bent grass,   Henderson's bentgrass
Agrostis hendersonii is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found in Oregon.
also called Agrostis microphylla var. hendersonii
California Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).
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(63 records)
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
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Genus: Agrostis
Family: Poaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: vernal-pools

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAgrostis aristiglumis
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSAgrostis microphylla var. hendersonii
Information about  Agrostis hendersonii from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGHE3)

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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 02/07/2023).