Taxon  Report   12058 
Stipa miliacea  (L.) Hoover  var. miliacea 
Smilo grass
Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
© 2007 Tom Cochrane
Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Stipa miliacea var. miliacea, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Parent Record Stipa miliacea
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Oryzopsis miliacea
TJM2: Piptatherum miliaceum ssp. miliaceum
TJM2: Piptatherum miliaceum
More information about  Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2017).

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