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Bog Bluegrass - Poa leptocoma
Other Names:  Poa paucispicula


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Spotty distribution from Rocky Mtns. to south coastal Alaska to Kamchatka.

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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