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Stipa lemmonii  (Vasey) Scribn.  var. pubescens  Crampton
Pubescent needle grass
Stipa lemmonii var. pubescens is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   CNDDB
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(15 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Parent: Stipa lemmonii
Genus: Stipa
Family: Poaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Ultramafic affinity: 4.8 - broad endemic

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEFAchnatherum lemmonii ssp. pubescens
CNPSAchnatherum lemmonii var. pubescens
PLANTSAchnatherum lemmonii var. pubescens
Information about  Stipa lemmonii var. pubescens from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACLEP)

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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: 12/09/2022).