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Achnatherum eminens (Cav.) Barkworth
Southwestern Needle Grass, Southwestern Needlegrass, Southwestern Rice Grass
Poaceae (Grass family)
Synonym(s): Stipa eminens
USDA Symbol: ACEM4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM , TX
Native Habitat: Dry rocky slopes, primarily in desert scrub.
Web ReferenceWebref 32 - Grasses of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico - North America north of Mexico (all countries, provinces, states, territories) (2019) Open Herbarium (openherbarium.org)
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Achnatherum eminens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Achnatherum eminens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Achnatherum eminens
MetadataRecord Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR