Calflora
Taxon  Report   8685    
Nassella tenuissima  (Trin.) Barkworth
Finestem needlegrass,  Mexican feathergrass
Nassella tenuissima
© 2015 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Nassella tenuissima
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Nassella tenuissima
© 2018 michelle peruzzi
Nassella tenuissima, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.
also called Stipa tenuissima
There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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
Nassella tenuissima
© 2017 James Bailey
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Nassella
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Stipa tenuissima

 
More information about  Nassella tenuissima
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (NATE3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 17, 2018).

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