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Achnatherum curvifolium

Achnatherum curvifolium (Swallen) Barkworth

Curlyleaf Needle Grass, Curlyleaf Needlegrass, Guadalupe Ricegrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Stipa curvifolia

USDA Symbol: ACCU6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 22 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: NM , TX
Native Habitat: Cliffs and rocky limestone habitats.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Achnatherum curvifolium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Achnatherum curvifolium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Achnatherum curvifolium

Metadata

Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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