Taxon  Report   1113    
Bothriochloa barbinodis  (Lag.) Herter
Beard grass,  Cane beardgrass, Cane bluestem
Bothriochloa barbinodis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bothriochloa

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Andropogon barbinodis
PLANTS: Andropogon perforatus
PLANTS: Bothriochloa barbinodis var. palmeri
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More information about  Bothriochloa barbinodis
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2020).