Bog Bluegrass - Poa leptocoma
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Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 20–100 cm. Leaves: blades 1–4 mm wide; ligules 2–4 mm long. Inflorescence a loosely contracted panicle, 5–15 cm long, the branches slender and capillary. Spikelets 4–7 mm long. Lemmas hairy mostly along midrib and to some degree along the marginal veins, keeled(Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Spotty distribution from Rocky Mtns. to south coastal Alaska to Kamchatka.
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- Aho, Ken Andrew. 2006. Alpine and Cliff Ecosystems in the North-Central Rocky Mountains. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 343 p.
- Joslin, G.J. 1975. Behavior and environmental selection by Elk (Cervus canadensis nelsoni) during surrmer and fall in the First and Second Yellow Mule drainages, Madison County, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University, Bozeman. 65 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.