Agrostis hooveri
Common Name: Hoover's bent grass
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA040M0
Full Name: Agrostis hooveri Swall.

Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: April - July
  • Habitat: usually sandy.
    • Closed-cone coniferous forest
    • Chaparral
    • Cismontane woodland
    • Valley and foothill grassland
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 31
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 3 2 0 1 24
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    23 8
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    30 0 1
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by development, vegetation clearing, and non-native plants.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2016-03-24
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 6 - 610 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Santa Barbara (SBA),  San Luis Obispo (SLO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Los Olivos (169A) 34120F1,  Zaca Creek (169B) 34120F2,  Lompoc (170B) 34120F4,  Surf (171A) 34120F5,  Orcutt (195C) 34120G4,  Sisquoc (195D) 34120G3,  Casmalia (196D) 34120G5,  Tar Spring Ridge (220B) 35120B4,  Arroyo Grande NE (221A) 35120B5,  Pismo Beach (221B) 35120B6,  Oceano (221D) 35120A5,  Port San Luis (222A) 35120B7,  Santa Margarita Lake (245C) 35120C4,  Lopez Mtn. (246D) 35120C5,  Morro Bay South (247D) 35120C7,  Adelaida (270A) 35120F7
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 79
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

34120F1=Los Olivos (169A) 34120F1;34120F2=Zaca Creek (169B) 34120F2;34120F4=Lompoc (170B) 34120F4;34120F5=Surf (171A) 34120F5;34120G4=Orcutt (195C) 34120G4;34120G3=Sisquoc (195D) 34120G3;34120G5=Casmalia (196D) 34120G5;35120B4=Tar Spring Ridge (220B) 35120B4;35120B5=Arroyo Grande NE (221A) 35120B5;35120B6=Pismo Beach (221B) 35120B6;35120A5=Oceano (221D) 35120A5;35120B7=Port San Luis (222A) 35120B7;35120C4=Santa Margarita Lake (245C) 35120C4;35120C5=Lopez Mtn. (246D) 35120C5;35120C7=Morro Bay South (247D) 35120C7;35120F7=Adelaida (270A) 35120F7