Taxon  Report   12057 
Stipa mauritanica  (Poir.) Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Mauritanian grass
Stipa mauritanica
© 2001 CDFA
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Stipa mauritanica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.

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Stipa mauritanica
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Ampelodesmos mauritanicus
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Ampelodesmos mauritanica
ICPN: Ampelodesmos mauritanicus
More information about  Stipa mauritanica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 18, 2018).

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