Calflora
Taxon  Report   12151 
Stipa miliacea  (L.) Hoover
Smilo grass
Stipa miliacea
© 2009 Keir Morse
More photos from
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Stipa miliacea
© 2012 Michael O'Brien
Stipa miliacea
© 2007 Tom Cochrane
Stipa miliacea, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.

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Stipa miliacea
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN
PLANTS accepted name: Piptatherum miliaceum
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Piptatherum miliaceum
More information about  Stipa miliacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 21, 2018).

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