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Sporobolus neglectus
small dropseed

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington and California, eastward from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Dry pine forest, muddy or sandy riverbanks.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Sporobolus neglectus Nash
Publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22(11): 464. 1895.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A. Gray) Alph. Wood var. neglectus (Nash) Scribn.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Sporobolus neglectus checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Sporobolus neglectus information.

E-Flora BC: Sporobolus neglectus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Sporobolus neglectus photos.

USDA Plants: Sporobolus neglectus information.

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