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This species is accepted, and its native range is Washington to California.

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Morphology General Habit
Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 7-30 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 3 mm long. Leaf-blades filiform; 1-5 cm long; 0.5 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes 1; single; smoothly terete; bilateral; 5-15 cm long. Rhachis semiterete. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis. Rhachis internodes linear; 4-6 mm long. Spikelets sunken; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 5-7 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus pubescent.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 5-7 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes collateral; persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume linear; 1 length of upper glume; chartaceous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins ribbed. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume linear; 5-7 mm long; 1.2 length of adjacent fertile lemma; chartaceous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma lanceolate; 4-6 mm long; membranous; keeled; 3 -veined. Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid; awned. Principal lemma awn 2-4 mm long overall.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Anthers 1. Ovary glabrous.
Distribution
North America: northwest USA and southwest .
Reference
Hainardieae. WDC.

Native to:

California, Oregon, Washington

Deschampsia bolanderi (Thurb.) Saarela appears in other Kew resources:

First published in PhytoKeys 87: 90 (2017)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0