Taxon  Report   1063    
Beckmannia syzigachne  (Steud.) Fernald
American sloughgrass,  Slough grass
Beckmannia syzigachne, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Beckmannia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Beckamannia syzigachne ssp. baicalensis
PLANTS: Beckmannia eruciformis ssp. baicalensis
PLANTS: Beckmannia eruciformis var. uniflora
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More information about  Beckmannia syzigachne
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2019).