Taxon  Report   12045    
Stipa comata  Trin. & Rupr.  var. comata 
Needle & thread grass
Stipa comata var. comata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Parent: Stipa comata
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata

Alternate Names:
JEF: Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata
More information about  Stipa comata var. comata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Feb 27, 2020).