Taxon  Report   78 
Achnatherum occidentale  (Thurber) Barkworth  ssp. pubescens  (Vasey) Barkworth  (not an active name; please see Stipa occidentalis var. pubescens)
Elmer stipa,  Elmer's needlegrass, Pubescent western needlegrass
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Achnatherum occidentale ssp. pubescens, 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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Parent Record Achnatherum occidentale
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Stipa occidentalis var. pubescens
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PLANTS: Stipa elmeri
XWALK: Achnatherum occidentalis ssp. pubescens
NOTE: Achnatherum occidentale ssp. pubescens is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Achnatherum occidentale ssp. pubescens
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 09, 2016).

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