Taxon: Achnatherum thurberianum (Piper) Barkworth

Genus: Achnatherum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Stipeae
Nomen number: 402281
Place of publication: Phytologia 74:14. 1993
Name Verified on: 02-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 40 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Thurber needlegrass  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)


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