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Achnatherum lobatum (Swallen) Barkworth
Lobed Needlegrass, Littleawn Needlegrass
Synonyms: Stipa lobata
USDA Symbol: ACLO7
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Cespitose perennial grass.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM , TX
Native Distribution: Texas to Arizona and adjacent northern Mexico.
USDA Native Status: L48 N
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerant: yes
Conditions Comments: Rocky, grassy, mountain slopes above 4500 ft elevation.
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Record Modified: 2012-09-06
Research By: JAM