Stipa barbata

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Stipa barbata
Stipa barbata - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8623.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Stipa
Species: S. barbata
Binomial name
Stipa barbata

Stipa barbata is a species of perennial grass native to southern Europe, North Africa, and the Levant in the Mediterranean Basin, and temperate Asia.

The plant is a bunchgrass with:

  • culms that are 30–60 cm long
  • leaf blades are flexuous, filiform, conduplicate or involute.
  • leaf blades are 15–30 cm long by 1–2 mm wide.


  • GBIF entry
  • Flora Atlantica sive Historia Plantarum, quae in Atlante... 1:97, t. 27. 1798.

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