Muttongrass - Poa fendleriana
MNPS Threat Rank
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 20–60 cm. Leaves: blades 1–3 mm wide; ligule 1–6 mm long. Inflorescence a contracted panicle 2–11 cm long. Spikelets 4–8 mm long. Lemmas mostly without hairs in MT except at base, keeled (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Throughout the western half of North America (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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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.