Calflora
Taxon  Report   12063    
Stipa occidentalis  Thurb. ex S. Watson  var. occidentalis 
Western needle grass
Stipa occidentalis var. occidentalis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Stipa
Parent: Stipa occidentalis
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Achnatherum occidentale ssp. occidentale
More information about  Stipa occidentalis var. occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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Landscape information from Calscape

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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 09, 2020).