Calflora
Taxon  Report   395    
Anthoxanthum odoratum  L.
Sweet vernal grass,  Sweet vernalgrass
Anthoxanthum odoratum, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Anthoxanthum

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Anthoxanthum odoratum ssp. odoratum
More information about  Anthoxanthum odoratum

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: Apr 25, 2019).