Taxon  Report   68    
Achnatherum hymenoides  (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth  
(no longer an active name)
Indian rice grass,  Indian ricegrass
Achnatherum hymenoides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Stipa hymenoides

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriocoma cuspidata
PLANTS: Oryzopsis hymenoides
PLANTS: Stipa hymenoides
NOTE: Achnatherum hymenoides is no longer an active name.
More information about  Achnatherum hymenoides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).