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Achnatherum latiglume (Swallen) Barkworth
Sierra Needlegrass, Wide-glumed Needle Grass
Poaceae (Grass family)
Synonym(s): Stipa latiglumis
USDA Symbol: ACLA8
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Native Habitat: Usually on dry slopes in yellow pine forests.
Web ReferenceWebref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 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 latiglume in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Achnatherum latiglume in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Achnatherum latiglume
MetadataRecord Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR