Taxon  Report   158    
Agrostis thurberiana  Hitchc.  
(no longer an active name)
Thurber bent,  Thurber's bentgrass
Agrostis thurberiana
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Agrostis thurberiana, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Agrostis thurberiana
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Agrostis humilis

NOTE: Agrostis thurberiana is no longer an active name.
More information about  Agrostis thurberiana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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).