Taxon  Report   11316    
Aira elegans  Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Elegant hair grass
Aira elegans, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aira
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aira capillaris
PLANTS: Aira caryophyllea var. capillaris
PLANTS: Aira elegans ssp. ambigua
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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: May 24, 2020).