Taxon  Report   11254 
Stipa divaricata  Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Small-flowered rice grass

Stipa divaricata
© © 2011 Steve Matson
Stipa divaricata, 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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Stipa divaricata
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Piptatheropsis micrantha
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Oryzopsis micrantha
TJM2 + CNPS: Piptatherum micranthum
 Information about  Stipa divaricata  from other sources:
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 06, 2015).

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