Taxon  Report   160    
Agrostis viridis  Gouan  
(no longer an active name)
Bentgrass,  Green bentgrass, Water bent, Waterbent
Agrostis viridis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Polypogon viridis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Agrostis semiverticillatus
NOTE: Agrostis viridis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Agrostis viridis
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: Oct 13, 2019).