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Stipa diegoensis  Swallen
San diego county needle grass
Stipa diegoensis is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found in Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Genus: Stipa
Family: Poaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPSAchnatherum diegoense
PLANTSAchnatherum diegoense
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/28/2022).