Taxon  Report   2691    
Deschampsia danthonioides  (Trin.) Munro
Annual hairgrass
Deschampsia danthonioides, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Deschampsia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: (many plant communities), Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aira danthonioides
PLANTS: Deschampsia calycina
PLANTS: Deschampsia danthonioides var. gracilis
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More information about  Deschampsia danthonioides
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).