Colonial Bentgrass - Agrostis capillaris
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems decumbent at base, 30–50 cm. Leaves: blades 1.5–4 mm wide, ligules 0.5–2 mm long. Inflorescence a diffuse panicle 5–15 cm long. Spikelets 2–2.1 mm long. Lemmas 1.8–2 mm long, awnless; palea about one-half as long as the lemma (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Introduced throughout much of North America except in most central states and provinces (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.