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Achnatherum contractum

Achnatherum contractum (B.L. Johnson) Barkworth

Contracted Ricegrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Oryzopsis contracta, Oryzopsis hymenoides var. contracta, Stipa contracta

USDA Symbol: ACCO22

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Rocky grasslands.

Additional resources

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


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

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