Taxon  Report   12061 
Stipa occidentalis  S. Watson
Western needlegrass
Stipa occidentalis
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Stipa occidentalis
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Stipa occidentalis
© 2002 Steve Matson
Stipa occidentalis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Stipa occidentalis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Achnatherum occidentale ssp. occidentale
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TJM2: Achnatherum occidentalis
TJM2: Achnatherum occidentale
More information about  Stipa occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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