Green Bristle Grass - Setaria viridis
Green Bristlegrass, Green Foxtail, Wild Foxtail Millet
Stems 10–40 cm long. Leaves: blades 3–10 mm wide; sheaths ciliate along margins; ligule 1–1.5 mm long. Inflorescence an erect to nodding cylindrical panicle 3–15 cm long, longest sterile bristles 8–12 mm long, antrorsely barbed. Spikelets 1.5–2.2 mm long. Lemmas reticulately veined but not conspicuously transversely corrugated (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Introduced throughout nearly all of North America (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Martinka, R.R. 1970. Structural characteristics and ecological relationships of male blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus (Say)) territories in southwestern Montana. Ph.D Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 73 p.