Taxon  Report   12041    
Stipa brachychaeta  Godr.
Puna needle grass
Stipa brachychaeta, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS other name:
Achnatherum brachychaetum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Achnatherum brachychaetum
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2019).