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Argentine needle-grass
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
  •paja
accepted scientific name
  •Nassella tenuissima (Trin.) Barkworth
rules for finding collection records
  •Nassella tenuissima (153)
  •Stipa tenuissima (37)
family name
  •Poaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Stan Shebs
Image License: CC BY-SA
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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 (64%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Disturbed
Rocky
Forest
Grassland
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