Taxon  Report   12045 
Stipa comata  Trin. & Rupr.  var. comata 
Needle & thread grass

Stipa comata var. comata
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Stipa comata var. comata, 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.

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Stipa comata var. comata
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Parent Record Stipa comata.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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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: Nov 26, 2015).

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