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Nassella lepida is distributed in a portion of southwest North America with populations in California and Baja California, Mexico. It occurs on dry slopes, chaparral and oak woodland savannas at elevations below 550 meters.

Also known by the common name Foothill needlegrass, this perennial typically occurs as a tufted terrestrial plant, whose terete form stems rarely exceed one meter in height.


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