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Timber Oatgrass - Danthonia intermedia


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Stems 10–50 cm. Leaves: blades 1–4 mm wide; sheaths essentially hairless and collar hairy; ligule 0.5–0.7 mm long. Inflorescence a contracted panicle or raceme 3–6 cm long, with 4 to 10 spikelets. Spikelets 11–15 mm long, with 4 to 7 florets. Lemmas tightly enfolded by the glumes, 3–6 mm long, hairless except along margins, with awns 6–8 mm long (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout all of western North America and across southern Canada (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 79

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Timber Oatgrass — Danthonia intermedia.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from