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Achnatherum ×bloomeri

Achnatherum ×bloomeri (Bol.) Barkworth

Bloomer Ricegrass, Bloomer's Ricegrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Oryzopsis bloomeri, Stipa bloomeri, Stiporyzopsis bloomeri


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural intergeneric hybrid of Achnatherum hymenoides and A. occidentale.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY


Bibref 1802 - Manual of Grasses for North America (2007) Barkworth, M.E., Anderton, L.K., Capels, K.M., Lon...

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Achnatherum ×bloomeri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Achnatherum ×bloomeri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Achnatherum ×bloomeri


Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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