Latin name: Stipa diegoensis Swallen
  Pronunciation:
STY-pa dee-ay-go-EN-sis
  Common name: San Diego County needlegrass
  Family: Poaceae (Grass)
  Habitat: Rocky soils, chaparral, coastal sage scrub,
  Peninsular Range to Baja, Channel Islands

  Blooming period: May to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Stipa
  2) diegoensis

  Formerly Achnatherum diegoense
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