Taxon  Report   12049 
Stipa hymenoides  Roem. & Schult.
Indian rice grass,  Sand grass
Stipa hymenoides
© 2005 Brent Miller
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Stipa hymenoides
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Stipa hymenoides
© 2005 Steven Perkins
Stipa hymenoides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Stipa hymenoides
© 2013 Kendra Olcott
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Achnatherum hymenoides
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Achnatherum hymenoides
ICPN: Oryzopsis hymenoides
More information about  Stipa hymenoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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