Taxon  Report   12042 
Stipa cernua  Stebbins & Love
Nodding needle grass
Stipa cernua
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Stipa cernua
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Stipa cernua, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Stipa cernua
© 2013 Christopher Bronny
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Nassella cernua
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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