Taxon  Report   12171 
Achnatherum nelsonii  (Scribn.) Barkworth  ssp. nelsonii   (not an active name)
Columbia needlegrass
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Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. nelsonii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Parent Record Achnatherum nelsonii
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PLANTS: Stipa columbiana var. nelsonii
PLANTS: Stipa occidentalis var. nelsonii
PLANTS: Stipa williamsii
NOTE: Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. nelsonii is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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: Jun 18, 2018).

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