Taxon  Report   2690    
Deschampsia cespitosa  (L.) P. Beauv.  ssp. holciformis  (J. Presl) W. E. Lawr.
California hairgrass,  Coastal tufted hair grass, Tufted hairgrass
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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

PLANTS other name:
Deschampsia holciformis

Alternate Names:
JEF: Deschampsia holciformis
More information about  Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


California's Coastal Prairies:  Grasses. Sonoma State University

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: Jun 03, 2020).