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Rough Bentgrass - Agrostis scabra


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 2

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General Description
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 20–70 cm. Leaves: blades 1–2 mm wide, scabrous, ligules 1–5 mm long. Inflorescence an open diffuse panicle 1–3 dm long. Spikelets 2–2.2 mm long. Lemmas about 1.5–2 mm long, awnless or with an awn up to 4 mm long; palea minute or absent (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout nearly all of N. America (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX) .

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 48

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Habitat
Open moderately disturbed sites including roadsides at all elevations (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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