Taxon  Report   3996    
Hainardia cylindrica  (Willd.) Greuter
Barbgrass,  Monerma, Thin tail, Thintail
Hainardia cylindrica, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

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

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lepturus cylindricus
PLANTS: Monerma cylindrica
PLANTS: Rottboellia cylindrica
More information about  Hainardia cylindrica
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).