PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered
YEAR LISTED: 1998
CRITICAL HABITAT: 2,489 acres in California’s San Bernardino and San Diego counties designated in 2008
RECOVERY PLAN: None
RANGE: Montane meadows in the Big Bear region of the San Bernardino Mountains, as well as in meadows in the Laguna Mountains and Palomar Mountains of San Diego County
THREATS: Loss and degradation of habitat from urban and recreational development; habitat fragmentation from off-road vehicle traffic; grazing by livestock and feral burros; hybridization with invasive bluegrass (Poa pratensis); and competition from other invasive plants
POPULATION TREND: The San Bernardino bluegrass population is declining. Additional monitoring is required to fully assess the rate of decline.