Taxon  Report   7744    
Sporobolus airoides  (Torr.) Torr.
Alkali sacaton
Sporobolus airoides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Sporobolus
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Alkali Sink, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis airoides
ICPN: Sporobolus airoides var. airoides
More information about  Sporobolus airoides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Feb 16, 2020).