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Foxtail Timothy - Crypsis alopecuroides
Other Names:  Heleochloa alopecuroides

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

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

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General Description
Warm season, annual bunchgrass or in large patches. Stems 10–30 cm. Leaves: blades 1–3 mm wide, flat and ascending; ligule hairy, ca. 1 mm long. Inflorescence a cylindrical spike-like panicle 1–6 cm long, 2.5–4 mm wide. Spikelets 2–2.5 mm long with 1 floret; glumes enclosing the floret. Lemmas 1.5–2.5 mm long. Disarticulation below glumes; unit of dispersal the spikelet (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced primarily in the western U.S. (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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