Calflora
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.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 28, 2020).