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Nassella tenuissima
Mexican feathergrass Grass Family
Nassella tenuissima Poaceae
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common names
  Mexican feathergrass
   finestem tussockgrass
  tussockgrass
accepted scientific name
  Nassella tenuissima (Trin.) Barkworth
rules for finding collection records
  Nassella tenuissima (103)
  Stipa subulata (0)
  Stipa tenuissima (68)
family name
  Poaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Stan Shebs
Image License: CC BY-SA
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Native to the south-western United States, northern Mexico and Argentina

How Likely at this Location (13%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Jepson
SEINet
USDA PLANTS profile
Lady Bird Johnson
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (10)
Starr Environmental (3)
FloraFinder (3)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Cal Photos (1)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Rocky
Forest
Grassland
Sand
Brush
grid lines base