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Jepson Interchange (more information)
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Stem 410 dm
Leaf: sheath glabrous; blade 12 mm wide
Inflorescence 2030 cm
Spikelet: glumes 68 mm, ± equal; floret 4.55.5 mm; callus blunt; lemma tip hairs 0.81.7 mm, > body hairs, awn 1520 mm, bent twice
Ecology: Disturbed sites
Elevation: < 300 m.
Bioregional distribution: nw San Joaquin Valley (eradicated from San Joaquin Valley in Fresno Co.), n South Coast
Distribution outside California: native to Argentina
Synonyms: Stipa b. Godr
Stems 4.512 dm, clumped; nodes visible
Leaf: sheath ± scabrous, conspicuously persisting; collar glabrous to long-hairy; ligule 0.51.5(4) mm; blade 10100 cm, 1.83.5 mm wide, flat or rolled, scabrous
Inflorescence 1027 cm, open; spikelets borne near branch tips
Spikelet 1318 mm; lower glume 4.57 mm, upper 68 mm; florets 46; lemma 7.511 mm, glabrous, awn 1.52.5 mm; anthers 4.55 mm; ovary tip hairy
Ecology: Open forest, chaparral
Elevation: < 1800 m.
Bioregional distribution: Northwestern California, Cascade Range, n&c Sierra Nevada, Central Western California, San Bernardino Mountains
Distribution outside California: Oregon
Smaller plants with ± glabrous collars from SnBr have been called var. parishii (Piper) Hitchc
Horticultural information: 4, 5, 6 IRR: 17, 22, 23, 24 &part SHD: 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21; CVS; also STBL.
Stems 411 dm, slender, loosely clumped; nodes visible
Leaf: sheath shredding with age; ligule << 0.5 mm; blade 525 cm, 0.51 mm wide, folded, often V-shaped in section, soft
Inflorescence 520 cm; branches 12, often drooping
Spikelet 612 mm; lower glume 25 mm, upper 36 mm; florets 26; lemma 48 mm, tip sparsely scabrous, awn 312 mm; anthers ± 23 mm; ovary tip hairy
Ecology: Open pine/oak woodland, redwood forest
Elevation: generally < 1900 m.
Bioregional distribution: Northwestern California, Cascade Range, Sierra Nevada, n&c Central Western California, Peninsular Ranges, Modoc Plateau
Distribution outside California: to British Columbia, e N.America
Horticultural information: IRR, DRN: 4, 5, 6, 15, 16, 17 &SHD: 7, 14, 21, 22, 23, 24.