Calflora
Taxon  Report   149    
Agrostis humilis  Vasey
Mountain bent grass
Agrostis humilis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
also called Agrostis thurberiana
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(373 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Agrostis thurberiana
JEF + PLANTS: Podagrostis humilis
JEF + PLANTS: Podagrostis thurberiana
More information about  Agrostis humilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGHU)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 15, 2020).