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Butte Creek Ecological Preserve

Grasses of the BCEP

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Grasses of the BCEP
FamilyScientific NameCommon NameNative
PoaceaeAchnatherum lemmoniiLemmon's NeedlegrassYES
Poaceae Agrostis exarataSpiked BentgrassYES
Poaceae Agrostis stoloniferaCreeping BentNO
Poaceae Aira caryophylleaSilver European HairgrassNO
PoaceaeAndropogon virginicus var. virginicusBroomsedge BluestemNO
PoaceaeAristida ternipes var. gentilisHook Three-AwnYES
PoaceaeAvena barbataSlender Wild OatNO
PoaceaeAvena fatuaWild OatNO
PoaceaeBrachypodium distachyonFalse BromeNO
PoaceaeBriza minorLesser Quaking-GrassNO
PoaceaeBromus diandrusRipgut BromeNO
PoaceaeBromus hordeaceusSoft ChessNO
PoaceaeBromus madritensis subsp. rubensRed BromeNO
PoaceaeBromus sterilisPoverty BromeNO
PoaceaeCrypsis schoenoidesSwamp PricklegrassNO
PoaceaeCynosurus echinatusHedgehog DogtailNO
PoaceaeDactylis glomerataOrchardgrassNO
PoaceaeDeschampsia elongataSlender HairgrassYES
PoaceaeDigitaria sanguinalisHairy CrabgrassNO
PoaceaeEchinochloa crus-galliBarnyard GrassNO
PoaceaeElymus glaucus subsp. glaucusBlue Wild-RyeYES
PoaceaeElymus glaucus subsp. jepsoniiJepson's Wild-RyeYES
PoaceaeElymus multisetusBig SquirreltailYES
PoaceaeFestuca subulataBearded FescueYES
PoaceaeGastridium ventricosumNitgrassNO
PoaceaeHolcus lanatusCommon VelvetgrassNO
PoaceaeHordeum marinum subsp. gussoneanumMediterranean BarleyNO
PoaceaeHordeum murinum subsp. leporinumHare Wall BarleyNO
PoaceaeKoeleria phleoidesBristly Koeler's-GrassNO
PoaceaeLeersia oryzoidesRice CutgrassYES
PoaceaeLolium multiflorumAnnual RyegrassNO
PoaceaeMelica californicaCalifornia MelicYES
PoaceaeMelica harfordiiHarford's MelicYES
PoaceaeMelica torreyanaTorrey's MelicYES
PoaceaeMuhlenbergia rigensDeergrassYES
Poaceae Nassella pulchraPurple NeedlegrassYES
PoaceaePanicum acuminatum var. acuminatumWestern PanicgrassYES
PoaceaePanicum capillareWitchgrassYes
PoaceaePanicum dichotomiflorumSmooth WitchgrassNO
PoaceaePaspalum dilatatumDallisgrassNO
PoaceaePhalaris paradoxaParadox CanarygrassNO
PoaceaePiptatherum miliaceumSmilograssNO
PoaceaePoa annuaAnnual BluegrassNO
PoaceaePoa bulbosaBulbous BluegrassNO
PoaceaePolypogon australisSouthern BeardgrassNO
PoaceaePolypogon maritimusMediterranean BeardgrassNO
PoaceaePolypogon monspeliensisAnnual BeardgrassNO
PoaceaeSetaria pumilaYellow BristlegrassNO
PoaceaeSetaria viridisGreen BristlegrassNO
PoaceaeSorghum halepenseJohnsongrassNO
PoaceaeElymus caput-medusaeMedusa-HeadNO
PoaceaeFestuca microstachys var. ciliataFringed FescueYES
PoaceaeFestuca microstachys var. paucifloraFew-Flowered FescueYES
PoaceaeFestuca myuros var.myurosRattail FescueNO