Taxon  Report   11726    
Hilaria rigida  (Thurb.) Scribn.
Big galleta
Hilaria rigida, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Pleuraphis rigida

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hilaria
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Pleuraphis rigida

Alternate Names:
JEF: Pleuraphis rigida
More information about  Hilaria rigida
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: May 31, 2020).