Taxon  Report   12059 
Stipa nelsonii  Scribn.  var. dorei  (Barkworth & J.R. Maze) Dorn
Mountain needle grass

Stipa nelsonii var. dorei
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Stipa nelsonii var. dorei
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Stipa nelsonii var. dorei
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Stipa nelsonii var. dorei, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Stipa nelsonii var. dorei
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Parent Record Stipa nelsonii.
Sagebrush Scrub
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. dorei
TJM2: Stipa columbiana
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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