California covers an extensive range of geology and climate and hence we cannot give any particular information about specific lawn types suitable for the entire state.
California homeowners, depending on where they live, may be growing warm season, cool season, or transitional grasses.
California's Warm Season Grasses
Buffalograss (also called UC Verde Grass)
California's Cool Season Grasses
Water Conservation Measures
Water restrictions have become a fact of life in Southern California. There are now companies willing to spray paint dead lawns so they look green. Regulations are being created to reduce water usuage.
California's Cooperative Extension Offices
are divided into 3 different regional offices: