Calflora
Taxon  Report   6133    
Pennisetum setaceum  (Forssk.) Chiov.
Crimson fountaingrass,  Fountaingrass
Pennisetum setaceum, 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: Pennisetum
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pennisetum ruppelii
PLANTS: Phalaris setacea
More information about  Pennisetum setaceum

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 23, 2019).