Taxon  Report   12054 
Stipa lepida  Hitchc.
Foothill needle grass
Stipa lepida, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Stipa lepida
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Stipa lepida
© 2009 Adonis (Don) Tate
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Prairie
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Nassella lepida
Other Names:
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TJM2: Nassella lepida
 Information about  Stipa lepida  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (NALE2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2014).

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