Calflora
Taxon  Report   5766    
Nassella lepida  (Hitchc.) Barkworth  
(no longer an active name)
Foothill stipa,  Small flowered needlegrass, Small flowered stipa, Smallflower tussockgrass
Nassella lepida, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Nassella
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Prairie

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Stipa lepida

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Stipa lepida var. andersonii
PLANTS: Stipa lepida
NOTE: Nassella lepida is no longer an active name.
More information about  Nassella lepida
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (NALE2)


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: Oct 13, 2019).