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Piptatherum pungens

Piptatherum pungens (Torr. ex Spreng.) Dorn

Mountain ricegrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)


USDA Symbol: PIPU7

USDA Native Status:


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


USA: CO , CT , IA , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , ND , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SD , VT , WI , WV , WY
Canada: BC , NB , NS

Additional resources

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


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

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