Taxon  Report   4539    
Koeleria macrantha  (Ledeb.) Schult.
June grass,  Prairie junegrass
Koeleria macrantha
© 2003 Bart and Susan Eisenberg
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Koeleria macrantha
© 2009 Margo Bors
Koeleria macrantha
© 2011 RT Hawke
Koeleria macrantha, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Koeleria macrantha
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Koeleria
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Koeleria albescens
PLANTS: Koeleria cristata var. pinetorum
PLANTS: Koeleria yukonensis
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More information about  Koeleria macrantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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