Calflora
Taxon  Report   8875    
Achnatherum lemmonii  (Vasey) Barkworth  ssp. pubescens  (Crampton) Barkworth  
(no longer an active name)
Pubescent needle grass
Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. pubescens, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Parent: Achnatherum lemmonii

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
PLANTS other name:
Achnatherum lemmonii var. pubescens

JEF other name:
Stipa lemmonii var. pubescens

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Achnatherum lemmonii var. pubescens
NOTE: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. pubescens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. pubescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ACLEP)

BONAP Distribution Map

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Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2020).