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Achnatherum thurberianum
Thurber's ricegrass

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; south-central British Columbia to California, east to Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado.

Habitat: Sagebrush grassland and ponderosa pine forest.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Achnatherum thurberianum (Piper) Barkworth
Publication: Phytologia 74(1): 14. 1993. 1993.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Stipa thurberiana Piper [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Achnatherum thurberianum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Achnatherum thurberianum checklist entry

OregonFlora: Achnatherum thurberianum information

E-Flora BC: Achnatherum thurberianum atlas page

CalPhotos: Achnatherum thurberianum photos

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