Calflora
Taxon  Report   12044    
Stipa comata  Trin. & Rupr.
Needle-and-thread
Stipa comata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Hesperostipa comata
More information about  Stipa comata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HECOC8)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2019).