Taxon  Report   5765 
Nassella formicarum  (Del.) Barkworth  (not an active name; please see Stipa manicata)
Tropical tussockgrass
Nassella formicarum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Nassella
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Nassella manicata
TJM2 accepted name: Stipa manicata
NOTE: Nassella formicarum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Nassella formicarum
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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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