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Hesperostipa spartea
porcupine grass Grass Family
Hesperostipa spartea Poaceae
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common name
  porcupine grass
accepted scientific name
  Hesperostipa spartea (Trin.) Barkworth
rules for finding collection records
  Hesperostipa spartea (1001)
  Stipa spartea (570)
family name
  Poaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Peter M. Dziuk, Minnesota Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru end of August
Native

How Likely at this Location (43%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
U of Michigan Herbarium (10)
J. Reveal (7)
Cal Photos (12)
Wikimedia Commons (4)
Kansas Native (1)
base map where plant found
mag select

Grassland
Disturbed
Sand
Forest
grid lines base