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Idaho Bentgrass - Agrostis idahoensis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 20–30 cm. Leaves: blades 1–2 mm wide, ligules 1–4 mm long. Inflorescence an open panicle 4–6 cm long. Spikelets 1.6–2 mm long. Lemmas 1.4–1.9 mm long, awnless; palea absent (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat
Moist meadows and other grassy sites in open to closed montane understory and subalpine to alpine zones (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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