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Brome Fescue - Vulpia bromoides
Other Names:  Brome Six-weeks Grass, Festuca bromoides, Festuca dertonensis

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA
C-value: 1


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General Description
Stems 10–30 cm. Leaves: blades 1 mm wide. Inflorescence a narrow panicle 2–8 cm long. Spikelets 6–8 mm long. Lemmas with an awn 6–11 mm long (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Disturbed dry sites in the Cabinet Mts. (Sanders County) and the National Bison Range (Lake County) (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: 6

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Habitat
Sporadic throughout much of N. America excluding the north-central region (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Management

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.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • 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.
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