Taxon  Report   12044 
Stipa comata  Trin. & Rupr.
Stipa comata, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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© 2007 Jason E. Willand
 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Stipa comata var. comata
Stipa comata var. intermedia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Hesperostipa comata
 Information about  Stipa comata  from other sources:
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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