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Dense Pine reedgrass - Calamagrostis koelerioides

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Status Under Review
Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU
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General Description
Rhizomatous bunchgrass. Stems 70–100 cm. Leaves: blades 2–4 mm wide. Inflorescence a contracted panicle 8–12 cm long. Spikelets 4.5–5.5 mm long. Lemma with a bent awn barely surpassing the glumes, callus hairs mostly <1/2 the length of lemma (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
The very western states of the U.S. and extending east to MT and WY (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 3

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References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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