Achnatherum lemmonii subsp. pubescens

(Crampton) Barkworth
Synonyms: Stipa occidentalis var. pubescens unknownStipa lemmonii var. pubescens unknownStipa elmeri unknown
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 24. Treatment on page 125.
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Lower sheaths and culms densely tomentose, hairs 0.4-0.6 mm.


Achnatherum lemmonii subsp. pubescens is restricted to serpentine soils in southern California. Barkworth and Linman (1984) rejected subsp. pubescens, not appreciating that it differed in having tomentose, rather than pubescent, culms.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.