Taxon  Report   5766 
Nassella lepida  (A. Hitchc.) Barkworth
Foothill stipa, Small flowered Stipa, small flowered needlegrass, smallflower tussockgrass
Nassella lepida, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Prairie
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Nassella
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Stipa lepida
 NOTE: Nassella lepida is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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