Taxon  Report   2611    
Danthonia californica  Bol.  var. americana  (Scribn.) Hitchc.  
(no longer an active name)
American oatgrass,  California oatgrass
Danthonia californica var. americana, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Danthonia
Parent: Danthonia californica
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Danthonia californica

NOTE: Danthonia californica var. americana is no longer an active name.
More information about  Danthonia californica var. americana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 19, 2019).