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Small Six-weeks Fescue - Vulpia microstachys
Other Names:  Festuca microstachys

Undetermined Origin

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR
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General Description
Stems 20–40 cm. Leaves: blades 1 mm wide. Inflorescence an open panicle 5–10 cm long. Spikelets 5–7 mm long. Lemmas with an awn 5–8 mm long (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Collected in Missoula County; introduced throughout western North America (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Shrub steppe vegetation as well as disturbed sites (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).)

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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    • Quire, R.L. 2013. The sagebrush steppe of Montana and southeastern Idaho shows evidence of high native plant diversity, stability, and resistance to the detrimental effects of nonnative plant species. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 124 p.
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