Page author: David Giblin
Sporobolus vaginiflorus
poverty dropseed

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Washington and California, east to Idaho and the southwestern U.S.; native from Great Plains east to Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, and other disturbed, open areas.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Introduced from eastern North America

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A. Gray) Alph. Wood
Publication: Class-book Bot. (ed. 1861). 775. 1861.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Sporobolus vaginiflorus checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Sporobolus vaginiflorus information.

E-Flora BC: Sporobolus vaginiflorus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Sporobolus vaginiflorus photos.

USDA Plants: Sporobolus vaginiflorus information.

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