Silver Hairgrass

Aira caryophyllea

Poaceae Family (Grass)

 

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Hair-like stems in the inflorescence. These are sometimes wavy. 
     
  • Much smaller flowers than Deschampsia danthonioides and generally silver instead of reddish.

Habitat(s)

  • Mesic grassland.

Additional Information

 

 

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