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    • Stipa arida
  • English
    • mormon needle grass

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Description from Wikipedia

Achnatherum aridum is a species of grass known by the common name Mormon needlegrass. It is native to the southwestern United States from the Mojave Desert in California east to Colorado and New Mexico.


Conservation Summary

  • California, US
    2.3 (Source: CNPS)
    California Native Plant Society, California Rare Plant Rank 2.3: Plants Rare, Threatened, or Endangered in California, But More Common Elsewhere - Not very threatened in California
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