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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© 2011 Eric Wrubel, NPS

© 2011 Eric Wrubel, NPS
 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Nassella manicata
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Nassella formicara
TJM2: Nassella formicarum
TJM2: Nassella manicata
TJM2: Stipa formicarum
 Information about  Stipa manicata  from other sources:
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website references on Google

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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