Taxon  Report   12152 
Stipa nelsonii  Scribn.
Mountain needle grass
Stipa nelsonii
© © 2005 Steve Matson
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Stipa nelsonii
© 2005 Steve Matson
Stipa nelsonii
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Stipa nelsonii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Stipa nelsonii
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Achnatherum nelsonii
More information about  Stipa nelsonii
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 26, 2016).

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