Taxon  Report   74 
Achnatherum nevadense  (B. L. Johnson) Barkworth  (not an active name)
Nevada needlegrass,  Sierra needlegrass
Achnatherum nevadense
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Achnatherum nevadense, 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 nevadense
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Stipa nevadensis
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PLANTS: Stipa nevadensis
NOTE: Achnatherum nevadense is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Suggested Citation
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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