Little Ricegrass - Oryzopsis exigua
Stems 15–35 cm. Leaves: blades 0.5–1.5 mm wide, scabrous, ligules 1–3 mm long. Inflorescence a raceme or narrow panicle 3–7 cm long. Spikelets 3.5–4.5 mm long. Lemmas mostly hairless, with a deciduous bent awn 4–6 mm long (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
Throughout much of western North America (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- 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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- Ament, R.J. 1995. Pioneer Plant Communities Five Years After the 1988 Yellowstone Fires. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 216 p.
- Forcella, F. 1977. Flora, chorology, biomass and productivity of the Pinus albicaulis-Vaccinium scoparium association. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 99 pp.
- Kartesz, J.T. 1988. A flora of Nevada. Ph.D. dissertation. Univ. Nevada, Reno. 3 volumes.