Search Field Guide
Advanced Search
Montana Field Guide

Montana Field Guides

Colonial Bentgrass - Agrostis capillaris
Other Names:  Agrostis tenuis

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

External Links






 
General Description
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).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced throughout much of N. America except in most central states and provinces (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

(Click on the following maps and charts to see full sized version) Map Help and Descriptions
Relative Density

Recency

 

(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)



Habitat

References
Login Logout
Citation for data on this website:
Colonial Bentgrass — Agrostis capillaris.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from