Calflora
Taxon  Report   84    
Achnatherum webberi  (Thurb.) Barkworth

(no longer an active name)

Webber needlegrass,   Webber ricegrass,   Webber's needlegrass
Achnatherum webberi, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Achnatherum

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSOryzopsis webberi
PLANTSStipa webberi
More information about  Achnatherum webberi

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: 06/18/2021).