Calflora
Taxon  Report   139    
Agrostis blasdalei  Hitchc.
Blasdale bentgrass,  Blasdale's bent grass
Agrostis blasdalei, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Habitat: dunes, coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis breviculmis
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Agrostis blasdalei var. marinensis
More information about  Agrostis blasdalei
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGBL)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2019).