Calflora
Taxon  Report   8970    
Pleuropogon californicus  (Nees) Benth. ex Vasey  var. davyi  (L. D. Benson) But
Davy's semaphore grass
Pleuropogon californicus var. davyi, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Pleuropogon davyi
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(73 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSLophochlaena californica var. davyi
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSPleuropogon davyi
More information about  Pleuropogon californicus var. davyi
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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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: 04/10/2021).