Danthonia californica

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0 DanCal bunch
a field of D. californica © M. Newman
California oatgrass spikelet © M Newman
  • Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0 DanCal bunch
  • a field of D. californica © M. Newman
  • California oatgrass spikelet © M Newman

Full Description

Low growing perennial bunchgrass, resistant to foot traffic, great forage and habitat for wildlife. Used in wet and upland prairie restoration.

Plant Details

Habitat:
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Wet Prairie
wet prairies and upland prairies
Mature Height:
1-3 ft
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
moist to well-drained soils
Special Uses:
provides habitat and food for wildlife