Calflora
Taxon  Report   7747    
Sporobolus cryptandrus  (Torr.) A. Gray
Sand dropseed
Sporobolus cryptandrus, 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: Sporobolus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAgrostis cryptandra
PLANTSSporobolus cryptandrus ssp. fuscicola
PLANTSSporobolus cryptandrus var. fuscicola
PLANTSSporobolus cryptandrus var. occidentalis
JEFSporobolus nealleyi
More information about  Sporobolus cryptandrus

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: 10/19/2021).