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This species has no known medicinal properties but related species have a narcotic effect on the spinal cord and brain.
Plants for a Future (2020)


Previously grown as Stipa tenuissima
Plants of the World online, Kew Science link

Nassella tenuissima (Trin.) Barkworth

Genus: Nassella
Species: tenuissima (Trin.) Barkworth
Common names: Mexican Feather Grass
Distribution summary: S.C. U.S.A., Mexico, Argentina, Chile
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: North America (A)

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