Taxon  Report   8010    
Torreyochloa pallida  (Torr.) G. L. Church  var. pauciflora  (J. Presl) J. I Davis
Mannagrass,  Pale false mannagrass, Weak mannagrass
Torreyochloa pallida var. pauciflora, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Torreyochloa
Parent: Torreyochloa pallida
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Puccinellia californica
JEF + PLANTS: Puccinellia pauciflora
PLANTS: Torreyochloa pauciflora
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More information about  Torreyochloa pallida var. pauciflora
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).