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Piptatheropsis pungens

Piptatheropsis pungens (Torr.) Romasch., P.M. Peterson & R.J. Soreng

Mountain Ricegrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Oryzopsis pungens, Piptatherum pungens

USDA Symbol: PIPU9

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


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

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