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Danthonia parryi

Danthonia parryi Scribn.

Parry's Oatgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: DAPA2

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.

Distribution

USA: CO , MT , NM , WY
Canada: AB
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Benefit

Attracts: Birds

Find Seed or Plants

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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