Distribution by County   12064    
Stipa occidentalis  Thurb. ex S. Watson  var. pubescens  (Vasey) J.R. Maze, Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde
Common western needle grass
Stipa occidentalis var. pubescens, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 05/18/2022).