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Achnatherum parishii var. depauperatum

Achnatherum parishii (Vasey) Barkworth var. depauperatum (M.E. Jones) Barkworth

Little Parish's Needlegrass, Little Parish's Needle Grass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Stipa coronata var. depauperata


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: May , Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Rocky slopes and in gravel, in juniper and mixed desert shrub associations.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Achnatherum parishii var. depauperatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Achnatherum parishii var. depauperatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Achnatherum parishii var. depauperatum


Record Modified: 2023-01-05
Research By: CBR

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