Taxon  Report   8143    
Trisetum spicatum  (L.) K. Richt.
Narrow oatgrass,  Spike trisetum
Trisetum spicatum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Trisetum

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Trisetum spicatum var. spicatum
JEF + PLANTS: Trisetum montanum
PLANTS: Trisetum spicatum var. majus
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More information about  Trisetum spicatum
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 10, 2019).