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Oryzopsis asperifolia (Roughleaf ricegrass)
Smith, R.W.

Oryzopsis asperifolia

Oryzopsis asperifolia Michx.

Roughleaf Ricegrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


USA: CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-03-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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