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Tall Trisetum - Trisetum cernuum

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Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4
C-value: 4


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General Description
Stems 60–100 cm. Leaves: blades 6–12 mm wide. Inflorescence an open lax panicle 10–30 cm long, the branches often drooping. Spikelets 8–11 mm long. Lemmas 2–3 per spikelet, awns 8–13 mm long, bent, from upper half of lemma (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Common throughout western North America (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: 32

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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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