Pinegrass - Calamagrostis rubescens
MNPS Threat Rank
Rhizomatous. Stems 60–100 cm. Leaves: blades 2–5 mm wide. Inflorescence a contracted panicle 4–15 cm long. Spikelets 4–4.5 mm long. Lemmas with a bent awn barely surpassing if at all the glume tips, callus hairs >1/2 the lemma length, sometimes less (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Throughout much of western North America (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.
- Matthews, R. F. 2000. Calamagrostis rubescens. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online}. U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer).