Taxon  Report   66 
Achnatherum coronatum  (Thurber) Barkworth  (not an active name; please see Stipa coronata)
Giant needlegrass,  Giant ricegrass, Giant stipa
Achnatherum coronatum
© 2010 Christopher Bronny
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Achnatherum coronatum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Achnatherum coronatum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Stipa coronata
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XWALK: Stipa coronata var. coronata
NOTE: Achnatherum coronatum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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