Taxon  Report   12041 
Stipa brachychaeta  Godr.
Puna needle grass
Stipa brachychaeta
© 2001 CDFA
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Stipa brachychaeta
© 2001 CDFA
Stipa brachychaeta
© 2001 CDFA
Stipa brachychaeta, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Stipa brachychaeta
© 2001 CDFA
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Achnatherum brachychaetum
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Achnatherum brachychaetum
ICPN: Amelichloa brachychaeta
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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: Aug 21, 2018).

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