Taxon  Report   9002 
Achnatherum nelsonii  (Scribn.) Barkworth  (not an active name)
Columbia needlegrass
Achnatherum nelsonii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Sagebrush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Stipa nelsonii
NOTE: Achnatherum nelsonii is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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