Calflora
Taxon  Report   77    
Achnatherum occidentale  (Thurb. ex S. Watson) Barkworth  ssp. occidentale   
(no longer an active name)
Western needlegrass
Achnatherum occidentale ssp. occidentale, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Stipa occidentalis var. occidentalis

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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACOCO)


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: Jun 19, 2019).