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Plant press of Western wheatgrass
Western wheatgrass
Agropyron smithii Rydb.


Plant Description:

  • Slender, prairie grass growing up to 60 cm tall
  • Prominently veined blades
  • Produces up to 10 flowers per spikelet
  • Flowers have a short pointed awn
  • Occurs in moist, sandy areas
  • Found at Stop 2


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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