Taxon  Report   2615    
Danthonia unispicata  (Thurb.) Munro ex Vasey
One spiked oatgrass,  Onespike danthonia, Onespike oatgrass, Single spike danthonia
Danthonia unispicata
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Danthonia unispicata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Danthonia unispicata
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Danthonia unispicata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Danthonia unispicata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Danthonia
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Danthonia unispicata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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 20, 2019).