Calflora
Taxon  Report   66    
Achnatherum coronatum  (Thurb.) Barkworth  
(no longer an active name)
Giant needlegrass,  Giant ricegrass, Giant stipa
Achnatherum coronatum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Stipa coronata

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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACCO21)


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 14, 2019).