Taxon  Report   12056 
Stipa manicata  E. Desv.
Andean tussockgrass
Stipa manicata, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile).


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Stipa manicata
© 2011 Eric Wrubel, NPS
Stipa manicata
© 2011 Eric Wrubel, NPS
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Nassella manicata
Other Names:
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TJM2: Nassella formicara
TJM2: Nassella formicarum
TJM2: Nassella manicata
TJM2: Stipa formicarum
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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:   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2014).

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