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Achnatherum occidentale ssp. californicum - California needlegrass

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Achnatherum occidentale ssp. californicum Lifeform:
Perennial herb
Family:
Poaceae
Elevation:
4000 - 10500 feet
© 2008 Steve Matson

New Names:
Stipa occidentalis var. californica

Parent species:
Achnatherum occidentale

Plant Communities:
Sagebrush Scrub
Yellow Pine Forest
Red Fir Forest
Lodgepole Forest

Synonyms:
Achnatherum nelsonii ssp. longiaristatum
Achnatherum occidentalis ssp. californicum
Stipa californica
Stipa nelsonii var. longiaristata
Stipa occidentalis var. californica

Distribution

Counties:
Alpine
Amador
Butte
Calaveras
Colusa
El Dorado
Fresno
Glenn
Humboldt
Inyo
Kern
Lake
Lassen
Los Angeles
Madera
Mono
Modoc
Mariposa
Nevada
Placer
Plumas
Riverside
San Bernardino
San Diego
Shasta
Sierra
Siskiyou
Tehama
Trinity
Tulare
Tuolumne
Yuba

Jepson Bioregions:
Warner Mountains
White and Inyo Mountains
Klamath Ranges
Cascade Range Foothills
High Cascade Range
Sierra Nevada Foothills
High Sierra Nevada
Tehachapi Mtns
Transverse Ranges
Peninsular Ranges
Modoc Plateau
Sierra Nevada East