Calflora
Taxon  Report   5718    
Munroa squarrosa  (Nutt.) Torr.
False buffalo grass
Munroa squarrosa, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(29 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Munroa
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Monroa squarrosa var. floccuosa
PLANTS: Monroa squarrosa
PLANTS: Munroa squarrosa var. floccuosa
More information about  Munroa squarrosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).