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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 (0)
  •Jarava speciosa (12)
  •Pappostipa speciosa (132)
  •Stipa speciosa (43)
family name
  •Poaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 1st week of April

How Likely at this Location (38%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (44)
Wikimedia Commons (8)
SEINet (1)
Cal Photos (1)
base map where plant found
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Rocky
Desert
Grassland
Sand
Brush
Meadow
Cliff
grid lines base