Macrochloa tenacissima (L.) Kunth.
Stipa tenacissima is an endemic species of the Western Mediterranean countries. It grows in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. It grows in poor soils and in dry conditions, forming a steppe-like grassland. It has been managed by people for centuries.
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- European influence and tribal society in Tunisia during the nineteenth century: the origins and impact of the trade in esparto grass 1870-1940. (1995) by Gavin McQuarrie, University of Durham, England