Calflora
Taxon  Report   5596    
Miscanthus sinensis  Andersson
Chinese silvergrass
Miscanthus sinensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Miscanthus

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

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Miscanthus sinensis ssp. condensatus
PLANTS: Miscanthus sinensis var. gracillimus
PLANTS: Miscanthus sinensis var. purpurascens
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More information about  Miscanthus sinensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (MISI)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2021).