Latin name: Stipa parishii Vasey var. parishii
  Pronunciation: STY-pa PARE-ish-ee-eye

  Common name: Parish's needlegrass
  Family: Poaceae (Grass)
  Habitat: Dry rocky slopes, 3000'-9000', pinyon-
  juniper woodland, desert slopes of mountains,
  Transverse and Peninsular Ranges

  Blooming period: May to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Stipa
  2) parishii

  Formerly Achnatherum parishii
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