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Darnel Ryegrass - Lolium temulentum

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

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

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General Description
Annual bunchgrass. Stems 60–90 cm. Leaves: blades 2–10 mm wide. Inflorescence 10–30 cm long. Spikelets 10–25 mm long, glumes about as long as the spikelet length. Lemmas: 5 to 10 per spikelet, awnless or awned to 15 mm long (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Collected in Gallatin County; introduced throughout much of N. Ameica (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 12

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Darnel Ryegrass — Lolium temulentum.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from