Taxon  Report   12047 
Stipa coronata  Thurb.
Crested needle grass

Stipa coronata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Stipa coronata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Stipa coronata
© 2013 Christopher Bronny
Stipa coronata, 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 coronata
© 2010 Christopher Bronny
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Achnatherum coronatum
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Achnatherum coronatum
 Information about  Stipa coronata  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Oct 04, 2015).

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