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desert needlegrass
Pappostipa speciosa
Pappostipa speciosa
desert needlegrass Grass Family
Pappostipa speciosa Poaceae
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English common name
  •desert needlegrass
accepted scientific name
  •Pappostipa speciosa (Trin. & Rupr.) Romasch.
rules for finding collection records
  •Achnatherum speciosum (3)
  •Jarava speciosa (17)
  •Pappostipa speciosa (81)
  •Stipa speciosa (43)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Steve Matson
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 3rd week of April

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Rocky
Brush
Grassland
Desert
Sand
Wetland
Salt Marsh
Riparian
Meadow
Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present