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Sporobolus compositus
composite dropseed, tall dropseed

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Oregon, east across North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Flowers: August-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Sporobolus compositus (Poir.) Merr.
Publication: Circ. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 35: 6. 1901.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Sporobolus asper (P. Beauv.) Kunth [HC]
Sporobolus asper (P. Beauv.) Kunth var. asper
Sporobolus asper (P. Beauv.) Kunth var. hookeri (Trin.) Vasey
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sporobolus compositus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Sporobolus compositus checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Sporobolus compositus information.

E-Flora BC: Sporobolus compositus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Sporobolus compositus photos.

USDA Plants: Sporobolus compositus information.

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