Taxon  Report   13524    
Stipa tenuissima  (Trin.) Barkworth
Mexican feathergrass
Stipa tenuissima
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Stipa tenuissima
© 2016 Barbara Boethling
Stipa tenuissima
© 2010 Michael O'Brien
Stipa tenuissima, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.
also called Nassella tenuissima

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Stipa tenuissima
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Nassella tenuissima
More information about  Stipa tenuissima
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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).