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Agrostis pallens

Agrostis pallens Trin.

Dune Bent, Dune Bent Grass, Leafy Bent Grass, Seashore Bentgrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Agrostis diegoensis, Agrostis lepida, Agrostis pallens var. vaseyi

USDA Symbol: AGPA8

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 28 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Coastal sands and cliffs, meadows, and in open xeric to subalpine woodlands.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU UPL UPL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

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

Metadata

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

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