Idaho Bentgrass - Agrostis idahoensis
MNPS Threat Rank
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)
Throughout western North America (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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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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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Williams, K.L. 2012. Classification of the grasslands, shrublands, woodlands, forests and alpine vegetation associations of the Custer National Forest portion of the Beartooth Mountains in southcentral Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 376 p.