Calflora
Taxon  Report   13524    
Stipa tenuissima  (Trin.) Barkworth
Mexican feathergrass
Stipa tenuissima
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Stipa tenuissima
© 2010 Adonis (Don) Tate
Stipa tenuissima
© 2011 Michael O'Brien
Stipa tenuissima, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.
also called Nassella tenuissima

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Stipa tenuissima
© 2010 Michael O'Brien
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Nassella tenuissima
More information about  Stipa tenuissima
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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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