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Hesperostipa spartea
porcupine grass Grass Family
Hesperostipa spartea Poaceae
common name
  porcupine grass
accepted scientific name
  Hesperostipa spartea (Trin.) Barkworth
rules for finding collection records
  Hesperostipa spartea (1001)
  Stipa spartea (570)
family name
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

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

grid lines base