Calflora
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACHY)


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 12, 2019).