Calflora
Taxon  Report   2690    
Deschampsia cespitosa  (L.) P. Beauv.  ssp. holciformis  (J. Presl) W. E. Lawr.
California hairgrass,   Coastal tufted hair grass,   Tufted hairgrass
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Deschampsia
Parent: Deschampsia cespitosa

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFDeschampsia holciformis
More information about  Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis

California's Coastal Prairies: Grasses. Sonoma State University


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: 12/02/2021).