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Deschampsia flexuosa var. flexuosa (Wavy hairgrass)
Smith, R.W.

Deschampsia flexuosa var. flexuosa

Deschampsia flexuosa (L.) Trin. var. flexuosa

Wavy Hairgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Aira flexuosa, Avenella flexuosa, Lerchenfeldia flexuosa

USDA Symbol: DEFLF

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (I?), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Brown
Bloom Notes: Light brown, with purplish and silver highlights

Distribution

USA: AK , AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Deschampsia flexuosa var. flexuosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Deschampsia flexuosa var. flexuosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Deschampsia flexuosa var. flexuosa

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-04-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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