Taxon  Report   6937    
Puccinellia californica  (Beetle) Munz  
(no longer an active name)
Sierra nevada alkali grass
Puccinellia californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Puccinellia
Communities: Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
PLANTS other name:
Torreyochloa californica

JEF other name:
Torreyochloa pallida var. pauciflora

NOTE: Puccinellia californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Puccinellia californica
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 24, 2019).