Vernal Pool Hairgrass

Deschampsia danthonioides

Poaceae Family (Grass)

 

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Hair-like stems in the inflorescence.
     
  • Larger flowers than Aira caryophyllea and generally reddish instead of silver.

Habitat(s)

  • Vernal pools and other moist habitats.

Additional Information

 

 

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