Calflora
Taxon  Report   7882    
Swallenia alexandrae  (Swallen) Soderstr. & H. F. Decker
Eureka dunegrass,   Eureka valley dune grass
Swallenia alexandrae, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
State of California status: Rare. Federal status: Threatened.
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Observation Search
(81 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Swallenia

Habitat: dunes

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSEctosperma alexandrae
More information about  Swallenia alexandrae

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).