Butte Creek Ecological Preserve

Grasses of the BCEP

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Grasses of the BCEP
FamilyScientific NameCommon NameNative
PoaceaeAchnatherum lemmoniiLemmon's NeedlegrassYES
 Agrostis exarataSpiked BentgrassYES
 Agrostis stoloniferaCreeping BentNO
 Aira caryophylleaSilver European HairgrassNO
 Andropogon virginicus var. virginicusBroomsedge BluestemNO
 Aristida ternipes var. gentilisHook Three-AwnYES
 Avena barbataSlender Wild OatNO
 Avena fatuaWild OatNO
 Brachypodium distachyonFalse BromeNO
 Briza minorLesser Quaking-GrassNO
 Bromus diandrusRipgut BromeNO
 Bromus hordeaceusSoft ChessNO
 Bromus madritensis subsp. rubensRed BromeNO
 Bromus sterilisPoverty BromeNO
 Crypsis schoenoidesSwamp PricklegrassNO
 Cynosurus echinatusHedgehog DogtailNO
 Dactylis glomerataOrchardgrassNO
 Deschampsia elongataSlender HairgrassYES
 Digitaria sanguinalisHairy CrabgrassNO
 Echinochloa crus-galliBarnyard GrassNO
 Elymus glaucus subsp. glaucusBlue Wild-RyeYES
 Elymus glaucus subsp. jepsoniiJepson's Wild-RyeYES
 Elymus multisetusBig SquirreltailYES
 Festuca subulataBearded FescueYES
 Gastridium ventricosumNitgrassNO
 Holcus lanatusCommon VelvetgrassNO
 Hordeum marinum subsp. gussoneanumMediterranean BarleyNO
 Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinumHare Wall BarleyNO
 Koeleria phleoidesBristly Koeler's-GrassNO
 Leersia oryzoidesRice CutgrassYES
 Lolium multiflorumAnnual RyegrassNO
 Melica californicaCalifornia MelicYES
 Melica harfordiiHarford's MelicYES
 Melica torreyanaTorrey's MelicYES
 Muhlenbergia rigensDeergrassYES
 Nassella pulchraPurple NeedlegrassYES
 Panicum acuminatum var. acuminatumWestern PanicgrassYES
 Panicum capillareWitchgrassYes
 Panicum dichotomiflorumSmooth WitchgrassNO
 Paspalum dilatatumDallisgrassNO
 Phalaris paradoxaParadox CanarygrassNO
 Piptatherum miliaceumSmilograssNO
 Poa annuaAnnual BluegrassNO
 Poa bulbosaBulbous BluegrassNO
 Polypogon australisSouthern BeardgrassNO
 Polypogon maritimusMediterranean BeardgrassNO
 Polypogon monspeliensisAnnual BeardgrassNO
 Setaria pumilaYellow BristlegrassNO
 Setaria viridisGreen BristlegrassNO
 Sorghum halepenseJohnsongrassNO
 Taeniatherum capput-medusaeMedusa-HeadNO
 Vulpia microstachys var. ciliataFringed FescueYES
 Vulpia microstachys var. paucifloraFew-Flowered FescueYES
 Vulpia myuros var.myurosRattail FescueNO