[Bentgrasses and Redtop: The Genus Agrostis East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Mountain Bentgrass, Variant Bentgrass

Agrostis variabilis

Synonym: Agrostis rossiae

Spikes of Mountain Bentgrass, Variant Bentgrass: Agrostis variabilis (Synonym: Agrostis rossiae)

Mountain bentgrass as seen on gravelly, open slopes along the Roads End Trail #201A, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness..............August 18, 2011.

Mountain Bentgrass, Variant Bentgrass: Agrostis variabilis (Synonym: Agrostis rossiae) - Mountain Bentgrass, Variant Bentgrass: Agrostis variabilis (Synonym: Agrostis rossiae)

Mountain bentgrass as seen on gravelly, open slopes along the Roads End Trail #201A, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness..............August 18, 2011.

Mountain Bentgrass, Variant Bentgrass: Agrostis variabilis (Synonym: Agrostis rossiae) - Close-up of the inflorescence of Mountain Bentgrass, Variant Bentgrass: Agrostis variabilis (Synonym: Agrostis rossiae) - Spikelets of the inflorescence of Mountain Bentgrass, Variant Bentgrass: Agrostis variabilis (Synonym: Agrostis rossiae)

Mountain bentgrass as seen along the North Loop Road about one mile downhill from the Kiger Gorge Overook, Steens Mountain, Harney County, Oregon..............September 2, 2011.

Paul Slichter