Calflora
Taxon  Report   5766    
Nassella lepida  (Hitchc.) Barkworth

(not an active name)

Foothill stipa,   Small flowered needlegrass,   Small flowered stipa,   Smallflower tussockgrass
Nassella lepida, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Nassella

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Coastal Prairie

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSStipa lepida var. andersonii
j01Stipa lepida var. lepida
PLANTSStipa lepida
More information about  Nassella lepida

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/26/2021).