Calflora
Taxon  Report   5596    
Miscanthus sinensis  Andersson
Chinese silvergrass
Miscanthus sinensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.
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: Miscanthus

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSMiscanthus sinensis ssp. condensatus
PLANTSMiscanthus sinensis var. gracillimus
PLANTSMiscanthus sinensis var. purpurascens
PLANTSMiscanthus sinensis var. variegatus
PLANTSMiscanthus sinensis var. zebrinus
More information about  Miscanthus sinensis

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: 04/19/2021).