Taxon  Report   139    
Agrostis blasdalei  Hitchc.
Blasdale bentgrass,  Blasdale's bent grass
Agrostis blasdalei
© 2013 James Gonsman
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Agrostis blasdalei
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Agrostis blasdalei
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Agrostis blasdalei, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Agrostis blasdalei
© 2001 Doreen L. Smith
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis breviculmis
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Agrostis blasdalei var. marinensis
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).