About Purple Needlegrass
- Plant Family: Poaceae
- Plant Type: Grass (cool season)
- Height by Width: 1-3' H x 2' W
- Growth Habit: Bunchgrass
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
- Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Purplish tan seedhead
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: Throughout California's coastal hills, valleys, and mountain ranges, as well as the Sacramento Valley and parts of the Sierra Nevada foothills and Baja California.
- Natural Habitat: Many habitat types including oak woodland, chaparral, and grasslands below 4100'.
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