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Nodding Trisetum - Trisetum canescens


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Stems loosely bunched, 40–100 cm. Leaves: blades mostly 5–9 mm wide. Inflorescence a loosely contracted to open panicle 10–25 cm long, the lower branches with clusters of spikelets distinctly set off from rest of inflorescence. Spikelets 7–9 mm long. Lemmas 2 to 4 per spikelet, awns 7–13 mm long, bent, from upper one-half of lemma (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Common throughout western N. America (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 9

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