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Narrow-flower Bluegrass - Poa stenantha
Other Names:  Poa macroclada

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Most previous reports of this species in Montana were based on mis-identified specimens.
 
General Description
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).

Range Comments
Collected in Deer Lodge Co.; Pacific Northwest region, CO and UT (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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