Taxon  Report   2113    
Cinna latifolia  (Trevir. ex Göpp.) Griseb.
Drooping wood reed,  Wood reedgrass
Cinna latifolia
© 2014 Sierra Pacific Industries
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cinna latifolia
© 2006 Steve Matson
Cinna latifolia
© 2014 Sierra Pacific Industries
Cinna latifolia, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cinna latifolia
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Cinna
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Cinna latifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 22, 2019).