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Nuttall's Alkaligrass - Puccinellia nuttalliana
Other Names:  Puccinellia cusickii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 30–70 cm. Leaves: blades 1–3 mm wide, inrolled at maturity. Inflorescence an open pyramidal panicle 10–30 cm long. Spikelets 4–8 mm long. Lemmas 2.2–3 mm long, with a blunt tip (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout N. American but not in the southeast region (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 42

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Nuttall's Alkaligrass — Puccinellia nuttalliana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from