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Achnatherum hendersonii

Achnatherum hendersonii (Vasey) Barkworth

Henderson's Needle Grass, Henderson's Needlegrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Oryzopsis hendersonii, Stipa hendersonii

USDA Symbol: ACHE10

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 14 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Dry, rocky, shallow soil, in sagebrush or ponderosa pine associations.

Additional resources

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


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

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