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Last updated 6/12/2009 by David Giblin.
Hierochloe occidentalis Buckley[HC, HC2]
California sweet grass

Publication: Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 14: 100. 1862.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Anthoxanthum occidentale grows in moist to fairly dry forested areas, from Kickitat County, Washington south to the coastal mountains of San Juis Obispo County, California. Its long flag leaf blades and more elongate spikelet parts make it easier to distinguish from A. hirtum than the key suggests."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Anthoxanthum occidentale (Buckley) Veldkamp
Hierochloe macrophylla Thurb. ex Bol.