Page author: David Giblin
Danthonia decumbens
common heath-grass, mountain heath-grass

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in southwestern Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California; also in northeastern Canada.

Habitat: Marshy margins, dunes, dry meadows, damp, disturbed ground.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Danthonia decumbens (L.) DC.
Publication: Fl. Franç. (ed. 3) 3: 33. 1805.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Festuca decumbens L.
Sieglingia decumbens (L.) Bernh. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Danthonia decumbens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Danthonia decumbens checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Danthonia decumbens information.

E-Flora BC: Danthonia decumbens atlas page.

CalPhotos: Danthonia decumbens photos.

USDA Plants: Danthonia decumbens information.

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