Taxon  Report   11228 
Stipa lemmonii  (Vasey) Scribn.  var. pubescens  Crampton
Pubescent needle grass
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Stipa lemmonii var. pubescens, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   8th Edition

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Parent Record Stipa lemmonii
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Achnatherum lemmonii var. pubescens
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ICPN: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. pubescens
CNPS: Achnatherum lemmonii var. pubescens
More information about  Stipa lemmonii var. pubescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jun 19, 2018).

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