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Achnatherum perplexum

Achnatherum perplexum Hoge & Barkworth

New Mexico Needle Grass, New Mexico Needlegrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Stipa perplexa

USDA Symbol: ACPE13

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 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AZ , NM , TX , UT
Native Habitat: Slopes in pinyon-pine associations.

Additional resources

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


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

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