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Nassella tenuissima
Argentine needle-grass Grass Family
Nassella tenuissima Poaceae
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English common names
  •Argentine needle-grass
  •Mexican feathergrass
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Nassella tenuissima (Trin.) Barkworth
rules for finding collection records
  •Nassella tenuissima (71)
  •Stipa tenuissima (44)
family name
Image Author: ©2005 Stan Shebs
Image License: CC BY-SA
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed beginning of October thru end of March
Native to Argentina and Chile

How Likely at this Location (54%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (10)
Flora Mendocina (3)
Starr Environmental (3)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
Cal Photos (1)
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