Stipa borysthenica

Stipa borysthenica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Stipa
Species: Stipa borysthenica
Binomial name
Stipa borysthenica
Klokov ex Prokudin in Wulf.

Stipa borysthenica is a perennial bunchgrass species in the family Poaceae, native to Europe and Asia.

It is a common species in a wide area of Kazakhstan and southern parts of Russia. In many European countries (e.g. Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine) it is a post-glacial relict and protected endangered plant.

Stipa borysthenica on the sand dunes in Kiskunság National Park.
Seeds of Stipa borysthenica

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