Calflora
Taxon  Report   151    
Agrostis microphylla  Steud.
Little leaf bentgrass,  Small leaf bentgrass, Small leaved bentgrass
Agrostis microphylla, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 1.1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Communities: Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Agrostis aristiglumis
JEF + PLANTS: Agrostis microphylla var. intermedia
PLANTS: Agrostis inflata
More information about  Agrostis microphylla

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: Oct 21, 2020).