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Hoover's Bentgrass (Agrostis hooveri)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Poaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 130389
  • Lifeform: Graminoid
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/04/2022

Where is Hoover's Bentgrass (Agrostis hooveri) located in the wild?


Shrubland/chaparral, Woodland - Hardwood (NatureServe 2022)


California endemic of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. (NatureServe 2022)

States & Provinces:

Hoover's Bentgrass can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Hoover's Bentgrass (Agrostis hooveri)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

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Taxon Agrostis hooveri
Authority Swallen
Family Poaceae
CPC Number 12487
ITIS 40416
Duration Perennial
Common Names Hoover's bentgrass
Associated Scientific Names Agrostis hooveri
Distribution California endemic of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. (NatureServe 2022)
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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