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Agrostis oregonensis

Agrostis oregonensis Vasey

Oregon Bent, Oregon Bent Grass, Oregon Bentgrass, Oregon Redtop

Poaceae (Grass family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA , WY
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Wet areas, including stream and lake margins, damp woods and meadows.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 32 - Grasses of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico - North America north of Mexico (all countries, provinces, states, territories) (2019) Open Herbarium (

Additional resources

USDA: Find Agrostis oregonensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agrostis oregonensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agrostis oregonensis


Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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