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Agrostis idahoensis  Nash
Colonial bentgrass,  Idaho bentgrass
Agrostis idahoensis
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Agrostis idahoensis
© 2005 Michael Charters
Agrostis idahoensis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Agrostis idahoensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Agrostis idahoensis
© 2016 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agrostis borealis var. recta
PLANTS: Agrostis clavata
PLANTS: Agrostis filicumis
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More information about  Agrostis idahoensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jan 21, 2019).