Calflora
Taxon  Report   11227    
Stipa diegoensis  Swallen
San diego county needle grass
Stipa diegoensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Achnatherum diegoense
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Achnatherum diegoense

Alternate Names:
JEF: Achnatherum diegoense
More information about  Stipa diegoensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACDI10)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Sep 18, 2019).