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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
Rhizomes short or 0; corms generally 0
Stem 513 dm; base generally swollen; lowest 12 internodes short; nodes ± swollen
Inflorescence 430 cm, narrow
Spikelet 515 mm; glumes subequal, 3.513 mm; fertile florets 25, sterile cluster 13 mm, truncate; lemma 59 mm, tip obtuse or notched
Ecology: Open hillsides, oak woodland, coniferous forest
Elevation: < 2100 m.
Bioregional distribution: Northwestern California, Sierra Nevada Foothills, Tehachapi Mountain Area, Central Western California, Western Transverse Ranges.Plants with glumes < spikelet, glume tips obtuse are var. californica ; plants with glumes ± = spikelet, glume tips acute have been called var. nevadensis Boyle
Horticultural information: DRN: 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 &SUN: 5, 15, 16, 17, 24; also STBL.
Rhizomes short to long; corms sessile
Stem 820 dm
Leaf: ligule 23.5 mm; blade 28 mm wide
Inflorescence 1117 cm, wide; branches spreading to reflexed
Spikelet 824 mm; lower glume 3.57 mm, upper 5.511 mm, tips extending to ± 3/4 length of lowest lemma; fertile florets 26, sterile cluster 37 mm, tapered; lemma 811 mm
Ecology: Dry open sides, oak woodland, coniferous forest
Elevation: < 2000 m.
Bioregional distribution: Northwestern California, Cascade Range, n&c Sierra Nevada, n Outer South Coast Ranges
Distribution outside California: Oregon
Plants from SnFrB (Marin Co.) with lemma awns 0.52 mm have been called var. aristulata J.T. Howell
Horticultural information: DRN: 4, 5, 6, 17 &SHD, IRR: 7, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24.