Plant family: Poaceae - Grass
Plant type: Grass-like
Plant origin: N/A, California
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Woodland/Forest
Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Attracts Wildlife, Edible , Important to Native People, Slope Stabilizer
Also known by the common name Crested Needlegrass, this is native to southern California and Baja California. This is a cool season, perennial grass, greenish in color, which forms loose bunches up to about six feet in maximum height. A generous inflorescence up to 2 feet long with large spikelets, each up to 1 inch long is produced.
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