Taxon  Report   12070 
Stipa stillmanii  Bol.
Stillman's needle grass
Stipa stillmanii
© 2012 Belinda Lo
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Stipa stillmanii
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Stipa stillmanii
© 1996 Dean Wm. Taylor
Stipa stillmanii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Stipa stillmanii
© 2012 Belinda Lo
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Achnatherum stillmanii
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ICPN: Achnatherum stillmanii
More information about  Stipa stillmanii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

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