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Achnatherum occidentale
western needlegrass Grass Family
Achnatherum occidentale Poaceae
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common name
  western needlegrass
accepted scientific name
  Achnatherum occidentale (Thurb. ex S. Watson) Barkworth
rules for finding collection records
  Achnatherum occidentale
  Stipa californica
  Stipa elmeri
  Stipa occidentalis
  Stipa stricta
family name
  Poaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Matt Lavin
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Paul Slichter (8)
Cal Photos (19)
Bioimages (4)
Jay Sullivan (1)
base map where plant found

Forest
Rocky
Meadow
Disturbed
Riparian
Desert
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