Calflora
Taxon  Report   6651    
Pleuropogon hooverianus  (L. D. Benson) J. T. Howell
North coast semaphore grass,  North coast semaphoregrass
Pleuropogon hooverianus, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lophochlaena refracta var. hooverianus
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB

It is listed by the State of California as Threatened .
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Observation Search
(53 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Pleuropogon

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, vernal-pools

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Pleuropogon refractus var. hooverianus
CNPS + PLANTS: Lophochlaena refracta var. hooverianus
More information about  Pleuropogon hooverianus

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2020).