Calflora
Taxon  Report   12047 
Stipa coronata  Thurb.
Crested needle grass
Stipa coronata
© 2010 Christopher Bronny
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Stipa coronata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Stipa coronata
© 2013 Christopher Bronny
Stipa coronata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Stipa coronata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Communities:
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Achnatherum coronatum
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Achnatherum coronatum
More information about  Stipa coronata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACCO21)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2018).

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