Achnatherum calamagrostis

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Achnatherum calamagrostis
Achnatherum calamagrostis - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8584.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Achnatherum
Species: A. calamagrostis
Binomial name
Achnatherum calamagrostis
(L.) Beauv.
Synonyms

Stipa calamagrostis


Achnatherum calamagrostis, also termed Stipa calamagrostis, is a species of grass known by the common names spear grass, needle grass, and silver spike grass. It is an ornamental grass native to the clearings in the mountains of central and southern Europe, which grows in mounds of blue-green leaves and long, silvery plumes.

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