Agrostis pallens

Bentgrass

Plant family: Poaceae - Grass

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Plant type: Grass-like

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Insignificant
Blooming Season Spring
Height 1-2 feet
Spread 0-1 feet
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Chaparral, Oak Woodland

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Lawn Substitute

Plant Highlights

This California native is a perennial grass, that grows in many types of habitat. It is found in open meadows, & woodland up to the subalpine zone.

Best planted en masse. It's a bright green cool-season grass that withstands foot traffic and requires half the water and mowing maintenance of traditional turf. Left unmowed, it creates the look of a natural, informal meadow. Foliage stays close to the ground, the flowering stems reach up to two feet. Expect some summer dormancy.

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