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Taxon: Danthonia californica Bol.

 
Genus: Danthonia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Danthonioideae
Tribe: Danthonieae
Nomen number: 13211
Place of publication: Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 2:182. 1863
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 15 (14 active, 14 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • California oat grass  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: revegetator (restoration of disturbed sites and rangeland fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001); wildlife habitat (restoration of disturbed sites and rangeland fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001); wildlife habitat (restoration of disturbed sites and rangeland fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.), Alberta (s.), British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (n.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Massachusetts]


References:

  1. Baeza P., C. M. 1996. Los géneros Danthonia DC. y Rhytidosperma Steud. (Poaceae) en América - Una revisión (Sendtnera) 3:26.
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  6. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  7. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  8. Linder, H. P. et al. 2010. A generic classification of the Danthonioideae (Poaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97:349.
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  10. Marticorena, C. & M. Quezada Catálogo de la flora vascular de Chile. (L Chile)
  11. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13211. Accessed 22 October 2018.