Taxon  Report   12153    
Stipa parishii  Vasey
Parish's needlegrass
Stipa parishii
© 2017 Keir Morse
Photos from
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Stipa parishii
© 2017 Keir Morse
Stipa parishii
© 2005 Steve Matson
Stipa parishii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Stipa parishii
© 2017 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS accepted name:
Achnatherum parishii var. parishii

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).