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Achnatherum lemmonii

Achnatherum lemmonii (Vasey) Barkworth

Lemmon's Needle Grass, Lemmon's Needlegrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ACLE8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Sagebrush and yellow pine associations.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 32 - Grasses of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico - North America north of Mexico (all countries, provinces, states, territories) (2019) Open Herbarium (openherbarium.org)

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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