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Parry's Oatgrass - Danthonia parryi

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

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General Description
Stems 30–70 cm. Leaves: blades 2–3 mm wide; sheaths essentially hairless; the collar usually hairy; ligule 0.5–1 mm long. Inflorescence a contracted panicle or raceme 3–7 cm long, with 4 to 10 spikelets. Spikelets 17–22 mm long, with 4 to 6 florets. Lemmas tightly enfolded by glumes, 7–10 mm long, long-hairy over the entire back, with awns 12–14 mm long (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK south to SK and NM (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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Parry's Oatgrass — Danthonia parryi.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from