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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.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1.1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis inflata
ICPN: Agrostis aristiglumis
ICPN + PLANTS: Agrostis microphylla var. intermedia
More information about  Agrostis microphylla
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Jun 18, 2019).