Calflora
Taxon  Report   4201    
Holcus lanatus  L.
Common velvetgrass,  Velvet grass, Velvetgrass
Holcus lanatus, a monocot, is a 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: Holcus
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Nothoholcus lanatus
More information about  Holcus lanatus

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: May 24, 2019).