Calflora
Taxon  Report   5767    
Nassella pulchra  (Hitchc.) Barkworth  
(no longer an active name)
Purple needlegrass,  Purple stipa, Purple tussockgrass
Nassella pulchra, 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, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Stipa pulchra

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

USDA PLANTS Profile (NAPU4)


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: Dec 07, 2019).