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Achnatherum lobatum (Swallen) Barkworth
Lobed Needlegrass, Littleawn Needlegrass
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Stipa lobata
USDA Symbol: ACLO7
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Cespitose perennial grass.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
, TX Native Distribution:
Texas to Arizona and adjacent northern Mexico.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerant: yes
Conditions Comments: Rocky, grassy, mountain slopes above 4500 ft elevation.
Record Last Modified: 2012-09-06
Research By: JAM