Taxon  Report   141    
Agrostis densiflora  Vasey
California bent grass,  California bentgrass, Point reyes bent grass
Agrostis densiflora
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
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Agrostis densiflora
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Agrostis densiflora
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Agrostis densiflora, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Agrostis densiflora
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis glomerata
ICPN + PLANTS: Agrostis californica
ICPN: Agrostis clivicola
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More information about  Agrostis densiflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).