Taxon  Report   12043 
Stipa chaetophora  (Griseb.) Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Stipoid ricegrass
Stipa chaetophora
© 2011 Robert Steers/NPS
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Stipa chaetophora, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.

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Stipa chaetophora
© 2011 Robert Steers/NPS
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Piptochaetium stipoides
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Piptochaetium stipoides
More information about  Stipa chaetophora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jul 19, 2018).

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