Taxon  Report   12062 
Stipa occidentalis  S. Watson  var. californica  (Merr. & Burtt Davy) C.L. Hitchc.
California needle grass
Stipa occidentalis var. californica
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Stipa occidentalis var. californica
© 2006 Steve Matson
Stipa occidentalis var. californica
© 2015 Christopher Bronny
Stipa occidentalis var. californica, 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 occidentalis var. californica
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Parent Record Stipa occidentalis
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
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Accepted by TJM2
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TJM2: Achnatherum occidentale ssp. californicum
More information about  Stipa occidentalis var. californica
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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