Calflora
Taxon  Report   12051    
Stipa latiglumis  Swallen
Wide-glumed needle grass
Stipa latiglumis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Stipa latiglumis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Stipa latiglumis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Achnatherum latiglume

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Achnatherum latiglume
More information about  Stipa latiglumis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACLA8)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Jan 16, 2019).