Taxon  Report   1165    
Briza maxima  L.
Big quaking grass,  Big quakinggrass, Rattlesnake grass
Briza maxima, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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

More information about  Briza maxima

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: Oct 13, 2019).