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Sweet Vernalgrass - Anthoxanthum odoratum

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

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

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General Description
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 30–60 cm. Leaves: blades 3–7 mm wide. Inflorescence a contracted panicle 2–9 cm long, about 10 mm in diameter. Spikelets 8–10 mm long. Lemmas the first two awned, hairy, and concealing the third or uppermost glabrous and unawned lemma. Roadside and similarly disturbed sites (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

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