Calflora
Taxon  Report   9925    
Eriochloa aristata  Vasey
Bearded cupgrass
Eriochloa aristata, a monocot, is an annual 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: Eriochloa
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

More information about  Eriochloa aristata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ERAR5)

BONAP Distribution Map

International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

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: 04/19/2021).