Annual Hairgrass - Deschampsia danthonioides
MNPS Threat Rank
Annual. Stems 15–40 cm. Leaves: blades 1–1.5 mm wide, withering by anthesis, ligules 2–3 mm long. Inflorescence a contracted to open panicle, 5–20 cm long. Spikelets 6.5–9 mm long, glumes gradually tapering to a sharp-pointed tip. Lemmas 1.5–3 mm long (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
AK to AB, south to CA and NM, east to MT and WY (Kartesz in prep. 2012).
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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.