Calflora
Taxon  Report   2395    
Cortaderia selloana  (Schult. & Schult. f.) Asch. & Graebn.
Uruguayan pampas grass
Cortaderia selloana, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Cortaderia
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cortaderia dioica
More information about  Cortaderia selloana

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).