Calflora
Taxon  Report   11725    
Hilaria jamesii  (Torr.) Benth.
Galleta
Hilaria jamesii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hilaria jamesii, 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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Hilaria jamesii
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hilaria
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Pleuraphis jamesii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pleuraphis jamesii
More information about  Hilaria jamesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PLJA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).