Oregon Grass List

Here is a list of grasses grown in Oregon for seed production. Click on the 'Common Name' link for any of the grasses listed below for a detailed description.

(Common Name) (Scientific Name)
Alaska Brome Bromus sitchensis
American Sloughgrass Beckmannia syzigachne
Annual Ryegrass Italian Lolium multiflorum
Annual Ryegrass Tetraploid Lolium multifolrum tet.
Blue Bunch Wheatgrass Agropyron spicatum
Blue Wildrye Elymus glaucus
California Brome Bromus carinatus
California Oatgrass Danthonia californica
Chewings Fescue Festuca rubra commutata
Columbia Brome Bromus vulgaris
Creeping Bentgrass Agrostis stolenifera
Hard Fescue Festuca lemanii
Intermediate Ryegrass Lolium intermediate
Kentucky Bluegrass Poa pratensis
Lemmon's Needlegrass Achnatherum lemmonii
Meadow Barley Hordeum brachyantherum
Native Red Fescue Festuca rubra ssp. rubra
Perennial Ryegrass Lolium perenne
Pine Bluegrass Poa secunda
Prairie Junegrass Koeleria macrantha
Red Creeping Fescue Evergreen
Roemer's Fescue Festuca roemeri
Sheep Fescue Festuca ovina
Slender Hairgrass Deschampsia elongata
Slender Wheatgrass Elymus trachycaulus
Spike Bentgrass Agrostis exarata
Tall Fescue - Forage Festuca arundinacea
Tall Fescue - Turf Festuca arundinacea
Tall Mannagrass Glyceria elata
Timothy Phleum pratence
Tufted Hairgrass Deschampsia cespitosa
Velvet Bentgrass Agrosits canina
Water Foxtail Alopecurus geniculatus
Western Fescue Festuca occidentalis