Slender Orcutt Grass (Orcuttia tenuis)


Orcuttia Tenuis, or more commonly know as Slender Orcutt Grass, is a graminoid of the genus Orcuttia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Orcuttia Tenuis or Slender Orcutt Grass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of California.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Orcuttia
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Threatened
  • Federal T/E Common Name: slender Orcutt grass
  • State T/E Status: CA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CA (slender Orcutt grass)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 0(OBL)

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