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Achnatherum latiglume

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 Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Usually on dry slopes in yellow pine forests.

Web Reference

Webref 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 resources

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

Metadata

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

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