Calflora
Taxon  Report   12056 
Stipa manicata  E. Desv.
Andean tussockgrass
Stipa manicata
© 2011 Eric Wrubel, NPS
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Stipa manicata
© 2011 Eric Wrubel, NPS
Stipa manicata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Stipa manicata
© 2018 Eitan Kiin (MCOSD Restoration Crew)
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Nassella manicata
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Nassella formicara
ICPN: Nassella formicarum
ICPN: Nassella manicata
ICPN: Stipa formicarum
More information about  Stipa manicata
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2018).

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