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
Achnatherum occidentale ssp. pubescens, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Parent Record Achnatherum occidentale.
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Stipa occidentalis var. pubescens
 NOTE: Achnatherum occidentale ssp. pubescens is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 Information about  Achnatherum occidentale ssp. pubescens  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 31, 2015).

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