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Stipa capensis Thunb.

Synonyms

Stipa humilis, Stipa liwinowii, Stipa retorta, Stipa seminuda, Stipa tenacissima, Stipa tortilis

Common names

Samma, safa, spear grass

Extract from Wikipedia article

Stipa capensis (Mediterranean steppegrass or twisted-awned speargrass) is an annual grass from family Poaceae.[+]

LinkSpear grass (Stipa capensis, local names samma, safa) in Uwaynat Bin Husayn near Simaisma. Qatar, February 28, 2015
Location on mapsAl Khor Coastal Road, Qatar
LinkSpear grass (Stipa capensis, local names samma, safa) growing in a roadside depression of a road to Zubara. Qatar, February 28, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Al-Ghuwayriyah, Qatar
LinkSpear grass (Stipa capensis) in a runnel on the periphery of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, March 14, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wukair Street, Qatar
LinkSpear grass (Stipa capensis) in roadside depression near Dukhan Highway. Qatar, January 15, 2016
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Qatar
LinkClose up of Spear grass (Stipa capensis) taken from roadside depression of Dukhan Highway. Qatar, January 15, 2016
LinkSpike of Spear grass (Stipa capensis) taken from roadside depression of Dukhan Highway. Qatar, January 15, 2016
LinkSpear grass (Stipa capensis) in a large roadside depression near Route 77 to Ras Laffan. Qatar, February 12, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkField of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in a roadside depression of Khawzan Road. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSpear grass (Stipa capensis) in a roadside depression of Khawzan Road. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSpikes of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in a roadside depression of Khawzan Road. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkWide angle view of a field of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in a roadside depression of Khawzan Road. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDense stand of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in a roadside depression of Khawzan Road. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkField of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, February 27, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkAwned spikes of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, February 27, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDense stand of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, February 27, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkLarge field of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, February 27, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSpear grass (Stipa capensis) in a depression near a road to Al Numan. Northern Qatar, February 27, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkField of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 12, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSpikes of spear grass (Stipa capensis) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 12, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDry spear grass (Stipa capensis, local names samma, safa) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkField of dry spear grass (Stipa capensis, local names samma, safa) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDry spikes of spear grass (Stipa capensis, local names samma, safa) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMasses of dry spear grass (Stipa capensis, local names samma, safa) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkYellow spikes of dry spear grass (Stipa capensis, local names samma, safa) in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkField of dry spear grass (Stipa capensis, local names samma, safa) with Ziziphus and Lycium bushes in Yoodah depression near Al Zubara Road. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.