Taxon  Report   75 
Achnatherum occidentale  (Thurber) Barkworth  (not an active name)
Western needlegrass,  Western stipa
Achnatherum occidentale
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Achnatherum occidentale, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Achnatherum occidentale
© 2002 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Stipa occidentalis
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XWALK: Achnatherum occidentalis
NOTE: Achnatherum occidentale is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Achnatherum occidentale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 23, 2016).

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