Calflora
Taxon  Report   12052    
Stipa lemmonii  (Vasey) Scribn.
Lemmon's needle grass
Stipa lemmonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Stipa lemmonii
© 2008 Steve Matson
Stipa lemmonii
© 2008 Steve Matson
Stipa lemmonii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Stipa lemmonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Achnatherum lemmonii var. lemmonii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Achnatherum lemmonii
More information about  Stipa lemmonii
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 (ACLEL)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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