Narrow-flower Bluegrass - Poa stenantha
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Most previous reports of this species in Montana were based on mis-identified specimens.
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 30–60 cm. Leaves: blades 2–4 mm wide; ligules 2–5 mm long. Inflorescence a nodding panicle 5–16 cm long. Spikelets 7–9 mm long. Lemmas hairy on veins, keeled (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Collected in Deer Lodge County; Pacific Northwest region, CO and UT (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Brey, C.W. 1998. Epidemiology of wheat curl mite (Aceria tosichella K.) and wheat streak mosaic virus on feral grass species and effect of glyphosate on wheat curl mite dispersal. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 136 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.