Taxon  Report   12054 
Stipa lepida  Hitchc.
Foothill needle grass
Stipa lepida
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Stipa lepida
© 2013 Belinda Lo
Stipa lepida
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Stipa lepida, 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 lepida
© 2013 Belinda Lo
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Communities:
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Prairie
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Nassella lepida
More information about  Stipa lepida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (NALE2)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 10, 2016).

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