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Muttongrass - Poa fendleriana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout the western half of N. America (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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Habitat
Shrub-steppe to montane understory to open subalpine and alpine settings (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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