Calflora
Taxon  Report   4141    
Heteropogon contortus  (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.
Tanglehead
Heteropogon contortus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Heteropogon

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Andropogon contortus
More information about  Heteropogon contortus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HECO10)


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: Aug 17, 2019).