Calflora
Taxon  Report   4193    
Hierochloe occidentalis  Buckley  
(no longer an active name)
California sweetgrass,  California vanilla grass, Western sweetgrass
Hierochloe occidentalis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hierochloe
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Anthoxanthum occidentale

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Anthoxanthum occidentale
PLANTS: Hierochloe macrophylla
NOTE: Hierochloe occidentalis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Hierochloe occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HIOC)


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 22, 2019).