Taxon  Report   12068    
Stipa purpurata  (Phil.) Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Bristly needle grass
Stipa purpurata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

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

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Piptochaetium setosum
More information about  Stipa purpurata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2020).