Taxon  Report   67    
Achnatherum diegoense  (Swallen) Barkworth  
(no longer an active name; please see Stipa diegoensis)
San diego county needle grass,  San diego county needlegrass
Achnatherum diegoense, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Stipa diegoensis
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Stipa diegoensis

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Stipa diegoensis
NOTE: Achnatherum diegoense is no longer an active name.
More information about  Achnatherum diegoense
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).