Pumpelly's Brome - Bromus inermis ssp. pumpellianus
Bromus pumpellianus, Bromus inermis var. purpurascens
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The following combination of characters typically distinguishes subspecies pumpellianus, which is considered native, from subspecies inermis: Lemmas sparsely to densely hairy dorsally and or marginally; nodes and upper leaf blades sometimes hairy; awns usually present and up to 7.5 mm long (Pavlick and Anderton, 2007, in Fl. North America, Vol. 24).
From AK and much of Canada south through NV, CO, NM, NE, MI and NY (Kartesz 2009).
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- Aho, Ken Andrew. 2006. Alpine and Cliff Ecosystems in the North-Central Rocky Mountains. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 343 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Seipel, T.F. 2006. Plant species diversity in the sagebrush steppe of Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 87 p.