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Sheathed Dropseed - Sporobolus vaginiflorus

Status Under Review
Undetermined Origin

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

Agency Status
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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Reported from Big Horn County by Dorn (1984). Possibly adventive.
General Description
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Diagnostic Characteristics
Sporobolus vaginiflorus is similar to i>Sporobolus neglectus but has glumes greater than 2.5 mm long. It is has been collected only once in MT and was likely adventive. Our other members of this genus are perennials with terminal inflorescences only.

  • 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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Sheathed Dropseed — Sporobolus vaginiflorus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from