Calflora
Taxon  Report   12171    
Achnatherum nelsonii  (Scribn.) Barkworth  ssp. nelsonii   
(no longer an active name)
Columbia needlegrass
Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. nelsonii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Achnatherum
Parent: Achnatherum nelsonii

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Stipa columbiana var. nelsonii
PLANTS: Stipa occidentalis var. nelsonii
PLANTS: Stipa williamsii
NOTE: Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. nelsonii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. nelsonii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ACNEN2)

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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: Aug 10, 2020).