Calflora
Taxon  Report   12059    
Stipa nelsonii  Scribn.  var. dorei  (Barkworth & J.R. Maze) Dorn
Mountain needle grass
Stipa nelsonii var. dorei, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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: Stipa
Parent: Stipa nelsonii

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. dorei

Alternate Names:
JEF: Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. dorei
JEF: Stipa columbiana
More information about  Stipa nelsonii var. dorei
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 26, 2021).