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Jepson Interchange (more information)
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Stem 410 dm
Leaf: sheath glabrous; blade 12 mm wide
Inflorescence 2030 cm
Spikelet: glumes 68 mm, ± equal; floret 4.55.5 mm; callus blunt; lemma tip hairs 0.81.7 mm, > body hairs, awn 1520 mm, bent twice
Ecology: Disturbed sites
Elevation: < 300 m.
Bioregional distribution: nw San Joaquin Valley (eradicated from San Joaquin Valley in Fresno Co.), n South Coast
Distribution outside California: native to Argentina
Synonyms: Stipa b. Godr
Stems 68 dm, solitary to clumped
Leaves basal and cauline; ligule < 1 mm; cauline blade 36 mm wide
Inflorescence panicle-like, 714 cm, ovoid to elliptic in outline; lower branches weakly ascending; central axis ± exposed, glabrous
Spikelets generally on distal 4/5 of lower branches (sometimes axillary); glumes lanceolate, acute, lower ± 4 mm, upper 56 mm; lemmas 45 mm, awn 47 mm
Ecology: Meadows, redwood forest
Elevation: < 100 m.
Bioregional distribution: North Coast
Distribution outside California: to Canada, e US; native to temperate Europe
Stems 0.54 dm, densely clumped
Leaves mostly basal, tufted; ligule 13 mm; cauline blade generally 14 mm wide
Inflorescence spike-like, 28(10) cm, dense, cylindric to narrowly elliptic in outline; lower branches erect, ± appressed; axis hairy, hidden by spikelets
Spikelets on branches from base to tip; glumes lanceolate, acute, lower 56 mm, upper 67 mm; lemmas 45 mm, awn 48 mm
Ecology: Open, dry to moist sites, meadows, streambanks
Elevation: 14004000 m (KR: 1502000 m).
Bioregional distribution: Klamath Ranges, High Cascade Range, Sierra Nevada, n East of Sierra Nevada, White and Inyo Mountains
Distribution outside California: temperate America, Eurasia
Flowering time: JulAug
Horticultural information: DRN, SUN: 4, 5, 6 &IRR: 1, 2, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24.