Taxon  Report   2689    
Deschampsia cespitosa  (L.) P. Beauv.  ssp. cespitosa 
Tufted hair grass,  Tufted hairgrass
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. cespitosa, 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: Deschampsia
Parent: Deschampsia cespitosa
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. cespitosa
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 20, 2020).