Taxon  Report   7536    
Setaria gracilis  Kunth  
(no longer an active name)
Bristly foxtail,  Knotroot bristlegrass, Perennial foxtail
Setaria gracilis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Setaria
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Setaria parviflora

NOTE: Setaria gracilis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Setaria gracilis
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: Dec 15, 2019).