|Jepson Flora Project: Jepson Interchange|
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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 0.52.5 dm, clumped; nodes ± concealed
Leaf: ligule < 0.5 mm; blade 310 cm, < 0.5 mm wide, folded, scabrous near tip
Inflorescence 15 cm, very narrow, branched only at lowest node
Spikelet ± 57.5 mm; lower glume 23.5 mm, upper 3.55 mm; florets 25; lemma ± 3.55.5 mm, scabrous near awn, awn ± 12 mm; anthers 1.52 mm; ovary tip glabrous
Ecology: Alpine, subalpine summits, dry granitic gravel, talus fields, sagebrush scrub
Elevation: generally > 3000 m.
Bioregional distribution: c&s High Sierra Nevada, San Bernardino Mountains, White and Inyo Mountains.