Taxon  Report   6648    
Pleuropogon californicus  (Nees) Benth. ex Vasey
Annual semaphoregrass,  Semaphore grass
Pleuropogon californicus, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Pleuropogon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pleuropogon californicus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).