Bohemia Ecological Preserve

One native bunchgrass is Purple Needlegrass (Nassella pulchra) - California's state grass. Other Native Plant Society bunchgrass favorites for sunny gardens are: Purple Three-Awn (Aristida purpurea), Blue Grama (Bouteloua gracilis), California Fescue (Festuca californica), Giant Wild Rye (Leymus condensatus), California Melic (Melica californica) and Deer Grass (Muhlenbergia rigens).